KEEPER'S CLOSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138838

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1984

Statutory Address: KEEPER'S CLOSE, SMITHY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: KEEPER'S CLOSE, SMITHY LANE

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Mottram St. Andrew

National Grid Reference: SJ 88183 78686

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Details

SJ 87 NE MOTTRAM ST.ANDREW C.P. SMITHY LANE (North Side)

5/85 Keeper's Close

II

Formerly farmhouse, later gamekeeper's house, now a house: early C17 with C18 and later C20 alterations and additions. English garden wall bond red brick on sandstone plinth. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 1 ridge and 1 gable brick chimney. Rectangular plan. 2-storey, 4 bay front. End bays under gables have 3-light casements with applied lead glazing and 3-light stone mullion windows above partly with original leaded glazing. Door to left of centre behind added gabled brick porch with a 2-light stone mullion window above. To right are similar 3-light casement and 3-light stone mullioned windows. Small C20 addition in keeping.

Has a standard plan of late C16/early C17 Mottram estate farms (see Higher Farmhouse (q.v.)) and may have had timber-framed origins.

Listing NGR: SJ8818378686

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 58252

Legacy System: LBS

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