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CHARLES HEAD FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: CHARLES HEAD FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1138951

Location

CHARLES HEAD FARMHOUSE, CHARLES HEAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Rainow

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58024

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 97 NE RAINOW C.P. CHARLES HEAD

3/111 Charles Head Farmhouse.

GV II

Farmhouse: late C16/early C17 but C18 and major C20 alterations. Coursed buff sandstone blocks. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 2 stone chimneys. L-shaped plan. 2-storey, 3-bay north front. End bays have C20 small pane windows with rock faced lintels. Similar over C20 door. Rear has 3-light square-sectioned mullion with dovecote above, and 2-light rebated chamfered stone mullion visible in Charles Head House kitchen.

Interior: 3-room plan. Parlour has ovolo-moulded ceiling beam and fireplace with bead moulded heavy stone lintel. To rear of fireplace remains of oven some chamfered beams upstairs. Date'of 1591 reportedly found in repairing other fireplace.

Joined to and formerly interconnecting with Charles Head House (q.v.). A C20 single storey extension to the right is not included in the item.

Listing NGR: SJ9791478767

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National Grid Reference: SJ9791478767

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