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High Lawn, Bowdon

Description: High Lawn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212800

OS Grid Reference: SJ7631786630
OS Grid Coordinates: 376317, 386630
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3760, -2.3574

Location: E Downs Road, Trafford WA14 2LQ

Locality: Bowdon
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 2LQ

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Listing Text


7/44 High Lawn

- II

House, now flats. c.1865. Rendered brickwork with ashlar
dressings and slate roof. Square in plan with central
staircase, 2 storeys and a large addition in a similar style
to the left. 3 by 3 bays with stone plinth, banded
rustication to ground floor, first floor sill band, blocking
course, eaves cornice and parapet. Symmetrical about a 2-
storey projecting porch with large window opening flanked by
pilasters over an Ionic tetrastyle recessed porch,the
cornice continuing into the first floor sill band. Total of
3 windows with architraves, sill panels and sash windows.
The symmetry is broken by 2 later windows to the left first
floor and a later bay window which is nevertheless in
keeping. The 3-bay garden elevation is dominated by a 2-
storey bow window with a sash window to each side on each
storey. A large belvedere of a slightly later date
dominates the roof and has oval cornerlights, rows of lights
seperated by pilasters, and an elaborate cast iron ridge.
The chimneys are also prominent features. The 4-bay wing to
the left is detailed in a similar manner. Interior: fine
twisted baluster stair with carved newel column, oval
belvedere light above and wall paintings.

Listing NGR: SJ7631786630

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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