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Latitude: 53.376 / 53°22'33"N
Longitude: -2.3574 / 2°21'26"W
OS Eastings: 376317
OS Northings: 386630
OS Grid: SJ763866
Mapcode National: GBR CYZD.FJ
Mapcode Global: WH98V.RDLR
Entry Name: High Lawn
Listing Date: 12 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067926
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212800
Location: Trafford, WA14
Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon
Built-Up Area: Altrincham
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 78 NE BOWDON EAST DOWNS ROAD
7/44 High Lawn
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
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