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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1129909



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Aldford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55216

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SJ 45 NW 6/21

ALDFORD C.P. RUSHMERE LANE (North side) Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 (Rushmere View)



Terrace of 4 cottages, 1874, by John Douglas for the 1st Duke of Westminster. Brown brick lower storey; the upper storey partly pargetted and partly timber-framed; red tile hipped roofs with 2 shaped brick chimneys. l½ and 1 storey; each cottage is of 1 window. Three dormer-gables to front: one to right is timber-framed; two to left are pargetted. In the lower storey window-openings are camber-headed, with small-pane iron casements; in the upper storey leaded glazing in shaped, mullioned sub-frames of timber with surrounds standing proud of the wall. Pair of bracketted timber porches separated by a timber-framed panel, under a pentice roof, right of centre; a camber-arched timber-framed porch, left. A single-storey wing, far right, contains the fourth cottage with a timber-framed end gable. With Clements Cottages, Middle Lane and the southernmost pair of cottages east of School Lane (q.q.v.) Nos.l to 4 Rushmere Lane are an early example of Free Style design in Cheshire. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ 41835 59136

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National Grid Reference: SJ4183559136


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