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Statutory Address:

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

Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 48871 75718


HELSBY C.P. LOWER RAKE LANE SJ 47 NE (East Side) 1/119 Rake House. 23/7/1975 II Farmhouse, now house, 1807; Flemish bond brown brick; graded grey slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 windows; formerly 2 windows but 2-storey 1-room bay added to left, probably early C19. Wide half-glazed door with margin panes and fielded lower panels in moulded case with corner roses, central in right portion. 16-pane sashes, recessed in right portion, flush in left portion. Left portion has pale headers. Slightly cambered gauged brick window arches, those in left portion more sharply curved. Stone over door inscribed E.H.1807. 3 diminishing chimneys of brick. Taller later C19 rear wing has no visible features of special interest. Interior not inspected. Attached farm buildings (dated EH 1826 and converted to dwellings) are not included in this item.

Listing NGR: SJ4887175718


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Oct 2001
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