BATH HOUSE SOUTH EAST OF BRADSHAW HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107874
Date first listed:
18-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
BATH HOUSE SOUTH EAST OF BRADSHAW HOUSE, LAWTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BATH HOUSE SOUTH EAST OF BRADSHAW HOUSE, LAWTON STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Congleton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 86142 62759

Details

1. 5144 LAWTON STREET SJ 86 SE (South Side) Cole Hill Bank

Bath House south-east SP/676 of Bradshaw House

II GV

2. Bath House circa 1820 with minor late C19 addition. Red brick in English Garden Wall Bond with pyramid hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 1-bay, square plan. On the east side two stone steps lead down to the bath chamber entrance door. This is oak boarded with three ogee moulded bands, hung on strap hinges to a heavy beaded oak frame. There is a gauged skewback arch over the door and a flush sash window with exposed weight boxes and glazing bars at first floor level. The south side is fronted by a flight of five stone steps and a quarter space landing with plain metal balustrade and segmental handrail. This leads to a room above the bath which has the remains of a boarded and part glazed door hung to a heavy oak frame with skewback gauged arch above. A small opening, with splayed stone reveals, below the landing looks into the bath chamber. At the RH (east) side of the steps there is an added porch-like structure with flat stone slab roof and small side window with stone sill and stop chamfered stone lintel. The west elevation has a chimney breast taking up one-third of its width and projecting one brick. There is a sash at first floor level in the north side. The roof is of large slates with hip tiles, there is a raised lead covered vent at the apex and there was formely a cast iron gutter on drive-in-stays with shaped brackets. Interior: A 3 metre square bath of dressed stone flanked south and east by narrow areas of natural stone paving. Six stone steps lead down to the bottom of the bath. The floor above had chamfered oak beams and oak joists with the remains of a lath and plaster ceiling. At first floor level the fireplaces opening in the chimney breast is blocked. There is a torus moulded skirting; dado rail and the remains of wall plaster. The roof is supported by a single King Post truss, without struts, which takes the hip rafters. There are purlins, oak rafters and ceiling joists and the remains of a plastered ceiling.

Listing NGR: SJ8614262759

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
55946
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Oct 2004
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