CARTERBENCH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1329966
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
CARTERBENCH HOUSE, CLARENCE BROW

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Location

Statutory Address:
CARTERBENCH HOUSE, CLARENCE BROW

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bollington
National Grid Reference:
SJ 93475 78082

Details

SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CLARENCE BROW (East Side)

2/17 Carterbench House.

II

Formerly Rock Bank House, later hospital, now offices: c1840 for Martin Swindells. Ashlar buff sandstone, Welsh slate roof and 5 stone chimneys. Tudor Gothick style. T-shaped in plan. 2½-storey, 4-bay south front, with 1st and 3rd bays stepping forward under gables. These have projecting 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed windows in massive chamfered stone surrounds below and similar windows, supported on moulded brackets under hood moulds above. Top storey has a 3-light casement under a chamfered head in the barge-boarded gables. 2nd bay has a massive projecting porch with chamfered jambs, contains a 4-centred arched doorcase with a pair of heavy Gothick doors. End bay to right has single lights under hood moulds. Castellated enclosed bridge over passage to rear. Interior: Hall has Tudor panelled ceiling with facial and foliage bosses. Dog-leg mahogany staircase has pierced iron balusters and trefoil mouldings on the newels and open string. Room to left of hall has Elizabethan panelled ceiling with pendants in circular panels. Room to right of hall has Gothick blind arcading as a cornice for a panelled ceiling. Room to the rear of this has a broad frieze of a delicate running foliage pattern. Most doors and shutters have trefoil cusped heads to lancet mouldings.

Listing NGR: SJ9347578082

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
57934
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/15521/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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