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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, 7/44
BOWDON, EAST DOWNS ROAD,
House, now flats. c.1865. Rendered brickwork with ashlar
dressings and slate roof. Square in plan with central
staircase, two storeys and a large addition in a similar style
to the left. Three by three 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
three windows with architraves, sill panels and sash windows.
The symmetry is broken by two 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 corner lights, rows of lights
separated 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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