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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: 1138836



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Mottram St. Andrew

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58250

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5/87 Higher Farmhouse


Farmhouse: late C16/early C17 with early and later C18 brickwork facade and some C20 alterations. Partly timber framed, partly brickwork of 3 phases, bonds and 1 section with purple headers; all on stone plinth. Composition tile roof and 2 brick chimneys. H-plan rectangular house with internal cross-passage behind the stack. 2-storey 5-bay front. Gabled end bays have 3-light wooden casements with applied lattice-leaded glazing below, 2 lights above; all with flat wedged brick heads. C20 framed and boarded door with similar head. Right end and rear of gables show timber small framing with angle bracing of wall plate and truss of tiebeam and 2 diagonal struts. 2 lattice-leaded casements and a board door with iron strap hinges.

Interior: timber-framed partition walls, massive central ashlar stack with chamfered cambered fire beam. Parlour has chamfered and flat stopped ceiling beam and some C17 wainscotting and a 6-panelled cellar door.

A typical Mottram estate farm of which Keeper's Close (q.v.) was another example.

Listing NGR: SJ8745978691

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National Grid Reference: SJ 87459 78691


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