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The Bath House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Spurstow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0934 / 53°5'36"N

Longitude: -2.6443 / 2°38'39"W

OS Eastings: 356951

OS Northings: 355324

OS Grid: SJ569553

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.9068

Mapcode Global: WH9B2.CH2W

Entry Name: The Bath House

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56816

Location: Spurstow, Cheshire East, CW6

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Spurstow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/57 The Bath House

12 January 1967

Farmhouse, late C16. Plastered and brick nogged timber frame with tile
roof, 2 storeys, 3 window bays with 3-bay return (north). High
sandstone plinth. Close studding, in heavy timbers, with rails only to
windows. Angle braces, west gable jettied at first floor and apex.
Large sandstone stack to rear (south) with diagonally set flues.
Flush casements with glazing bars. French window on the garden front
(east). The west gable has timber in the chevron style with struts
from the king post and three struts from the tie beam each side; the
east gable has a similar arrangement painted on the plastered apex.
There is a gable end stack to the north wing. The boarded entrance
door is in the north-west angle of the building.
Interior: Heavy ovolo moulded beams and square section joists in all
ground floor rooms. Old boarded door. Georgian cast iron mantel. At
first floor two oak Elizabethan 6-panel doors on "H" hinges with
remains of older wrought hinges, latches and oak cased lock. Wide oak
flooring. Wide oak staircase with turned newel and one 75mm turned
baluster per tread, fixed between timber framed internal walls. Truss
with curved tie beam and two posts, wide ceiling joists. House said
to have been used to accommodate visitors to a salt spring in an
adjoining field.

Listing NGR: SJ5695155324

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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