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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: 1136830



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Rainow

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58060

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SJ 97 NE 3/149

RAINOW C.P. SALTERSFORD Saltersford Hall and attached farmbuildings



II Farmhouse and attached farmbuildings: dated 1593 but larger part appears to be late Cl7 with C19 alterations. Partly rendered coursed squared buff sandstone rubble and blocks. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 2 stone and 1 brick chimneys.

Farmhouse is L-shaped and has a 2-storey, 3-bay west front with left 2 bays under gable. Left end bay has 9-pane fixed window. Central doorway has low segmentally arched head with a moulded triangular pediment above containing initials HF. To right is date stone and a door with a 2-light casement above. Remaining windows are C19 or C20. Interior: Some exposed beams visible but not fully inspected.

Farmbuildings form a south range with shippon and hay loft attached to house and a corn barn and further shippon to the west. Openings have long and short quoining and a mixture of stone and wooden lintels. Interior: Some original tie beam and collar trusses visible.

An unusual survival of a Renaissance classical detail on a vernacular building in this area. The original house of 1593 was built by the Stopford family of Bate Hall, Macclesfield.

Listing NGR: SJ9839076267

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National Grid Reference: SJ 98390 76267


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