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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: 1129938



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tilston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55183

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1/42 The Close


House, C17, with late C19 wing to north and other additions and alterations in C17 style. Red-brown brick with false timber-framed gables. Tile roofs and ridges. 2 storey, asymmetrical facade with 3 gables, 1 slightly projecting to form L plan. Rectangular collared brick flues set diagonally, from 1 to 2 per stack, on collared brick stacks. First floor dentillated band. Slightly projecting timber casements, with billet moulding to sides, with stone cills. Arched brick head to doorway. Timber 5-spiked gable finials typical of Leche Estate.

3 storey brick water tower integral to building (at rear) has a hipped tile roof with weather vane. Interior: Sandstone chimney stack with inglenooks with panelling brought from Carden Hall, and moulded brackets to beam in kitchen. Partly exposed upper cruck in first floor room. Door posts with pointed heads of C19 type, fielded 4-panel doors.

Listing NGR: SJ4586351358

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National Grid Reference: SJ 45863 51358


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