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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: 1139118


55, 56 AND 57, HIGH STREET

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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Great Budworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57546

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6/81 No. 54 (Jasmine Cottage) Nos. 55 & 56 and No. 57 (Rose Cottage) -


Row of 4 dwellings, partly early C18 or before, refaced and partly rebuilt by John Douglas for Rowland Egerton Warburton probably just before 1875. Brown brick in English garden wall bond; clay tile roofs. 2 storeys plus attics, asymmetrical; the end dwellings are houses, the 2 between cottages. No.54 (right) comprises cross-gable flush with wing of 1 room to left; the roof steps down to Nos. 55 and 56, each of 1 room and with gabled half-dormer; No. 55 has combined projecting porch and parlour bay-window; No. 57 comprises a large projecting cross gable and a smaller gable, left, flush with the main frontage. 12-panel doors, those to Nos. 54 and 55 part-glazed; brick-mullioned windows of 5, 4, 3 and 2 lights with very small leaded panes; moulded bands and brown brick diapering; plaster lozenge panels on gables and dormers; shaped brick lateral and ridge chimneys. Relieving arches over windows; gauged brick arches to doors. Interiors of No. 55 and 56 could not be inspected; No. 57, with old brickwork (unbroken vertical joint) at back is of interest: parlour door of 6 fielded panels has heavy carved architrave of early Georgian type; cambered arch between hall and stair; broad-board cellar door; bedroom doors of 6 fielded panels; HL hinges; broad-board attic doors; purlins of oak. No features of special interst in No. 54. Externally, the design is confident and advanced, illustrated and admired by T Raffles Davison in The British Architect 12 December 1884. The block plan is as shown on OS 1/2500 1 Edition Surveyed 1875.

Listing NGR: SJ6637477517

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The British Architect' in The British Architect: 12 December, (1884)

National Grid Reference: SJ 66372 77511


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