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Clonterbrook House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Swettenham, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2019 / 53°12'6"N

Longitude: -2.2687 / 2°16'7"W

OS Eastings: 382147

OS Northings: 367235

OS Grid: SJ821672

Mapcode National: GBR 00K.970

Mapcode Global: WHBBT.3SX7

Entry Name: Clonterbrook House

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406719

Location: Swettenham, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Swettenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Swettenham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 86 NW Swettenham Heath

5/39 Clonterbrook House



House,1697 (on front door head) with later alterations. Brown brick
in English garden wall bond, with stone slate roof. 2 storeys and
attic.5 bays. Projecting brick plinth and toothed first floor
stringcourse. Pair of 3-panel doors with egg and dart panel beads in
heavy ogee moulded dowelled frame with ogee moulded external
architrave. Flat narrow door hood, inscribed I.K.L. and the date, on
ogee moulded support. Restored timber cross windows with C20 metal
lights and rectangular leaded glazing. Royal Insurance Plate over
first floor central window. Heavy rafter feet exposed at eaves.
Sandstone gable copings with ball finials to eaves and apex. Stacks
slightly set in from gables. C20 added single storey outshuts, with
stone slate roofs, almost full width of gables. Projecting brick
gable bands at eaves and above attic windows.
Interior: Oak window with leaded glazing and ogee moulded door frame
in original east gable-end. Two face-carved ovolo moulded inglenook
beams and open straight flues. Ovolo-moulded first floor beams. C19
ceiling height oak panelling in Drawing Room. Stone slab floor.
Timber framing exposed in staircase walls. Linenfold panelled frieze.
Oak dogleg staircase with square newels, heavy moulded handrail and
turned balusters. At first floor level there are timbers in the
staircase walls, six-panel doors and ovolo moulded beams. In the
attic there are wide boarded doors on strap hinges in the spaces
between the truss tie beams and collars. Short flights of steps take
you from attic floor level up over the truss tie beams and down the
other side. The trusses are original, as are the purlins which have
wind braces.

Listing NGR: SJ8214767235

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