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Laurel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarvin, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1991 / 53°11'56"N

Longitude: -2.762 / 2°45'43"W

OS Eastings: 349191

OS Northings: 367161

OS Grid: SJ491671

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.2FKZ

Mapcode Global: WH889.JVZD

Entry Name: Laurel House

Listing Date: 8 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55773

Location: Tarvin, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tarvin

Built-Up Area: Tarvin

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarvin St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 46 NE
2/69

TARVIN C.P.
HIGH STREET
(North Side)

No. 103 and 105 (Laurel House).

II

GV

Formerly farmhouse, now house and cottage: early C18 with roof raised
late C18 and late C20 fenestration. English bond orange brick on
stone plinth and pebble-dashed rubble stone. Welsh slate roof and 3
brick chimneys (1 central ridge). Single-pile plan. 2 and 3-storey,
4-bay front. Projecting gable left end bay is now separate house and
may have been a parlour wing of earlier farmhouse. Board door to rock
cut cellar and casements with glazing bars above. Remainder of one
build and his plain brick band at 1st floor and stepped band at 2nd
floor. Modern aluminimum windows throughout and central glazed door
all under flat gauged and rubbed brick heads. Bands continue at the
sides.
Interior: No. 103 has 2-room plan and main room with heavy ceiling
beam and exposed joists.

No. 105 has 3 rooms on each floor. Ashlar stack runs up through the
middle of the house, C20 fireplaces. Slender timber framed partition
walls, exposed ceiling beams and joists. Re-used twisted baluster
staircase to 1st floor. A 3-board door in top storey where queen post
roof trusses are visible.


Listing NGR: SJ 49191 67161

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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