Listed buildings in Comberbach

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Comberbach is a civil parish in Cheshire West and Chester, England. Apart from the village of Comberbach, the parish is entirely rural, and contains six buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as designated listed buildings. The buildings are all domestic or related to farming.

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Grade Criteria[1]
Grade II* Particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II Buildings of national importance and special interest.

Buildings[edit]

Name and location Photograph Date Notes Grade
Kidbrook
53°17′36″N 2°31′44″W / 53.2932°N 2.5290°W / 53.2932; -2.5290 (Kidbrook)
Mid 17th century (probable) A timber-framed cottage, which is mainly rendered, with a thatched roof. It is in one storey with attics. The windows are replaced casements and thatched eyebrow dormers.[2] II
Comberbach
53°17′37″N 2°31′51″W / 53.2937°N 2.5309°W / 53.2937; -2.5309 (Comberbach)
Late 17th century (probable) A timber-framed cottage with brick nogging and a tiled roof. It was extended in the 19th century. The cottage has two bays, and is in one storey plus attics.[3] II
Ivy Lodge
53°17′35″N 2°31′51″W / 53.2930°N 2.5308°W / 53.2930; -2.5308 (Ivy Lodge)
c. 1800 A house in late Georgian style. It is constructed in brick with a slate roof. The roof is hipped and has two ridges. The house is in two storey and has sash windows.[4] II
Cogshall Hall
53°17′50″N 2°33′13″W / 53.2972°N 2.5537°W / 53.2972; -2.5537 (Cogshall Hall)
c. 1830 A country house in Georgian style to which a rear wing was added in the 20th century. It is constructed in brick with a slate hipped roof. The entrance front has five bays and an Ionic portico and there is a similar, smaller portico on the right side.[5][6][7] II*
Cogshall Grange
53°17′52″N 2°33′13″W / 53.2978°N 2.5535°W / 53.2978; -2.5535 (Cogshall Grange)
c. 1830 These were originally the stables for Cogshall Hall, and included accommodation for the stable staff and a coach house; they have since been converted into residences. The main block is a two-storey building in brick with slate roofs. The central bay projects forwards and is pedimented. On its roof is a cupola carried on seven Tuscan columns and one wooden post. Features in the outbuildings include arched entrances, doorways, pitching eyes, and diamond-shaped vents.[5][8] II
Avenue Farm
53°17′46″N 2°31′46″W / 53.2962°N 2.5294°W / 53.2962; -2.5294 (Avenue Farm)
c. 1834 The farm was built as part of a model estate, and was extended in about 1865. It is constructed in brick, with decorative brick features and bargeboards. The roof is slated. It has a linear plan, with a service wing at the rear. The windows are sashes.[9] II

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Citations

  1. ^ Listed Buildings, Historic England, retrieved 31 March 2015 
  2. ^ Historic England, "Kidbrook, Comberbach (1139177)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 January 2013 
  3. ^ Historic England, "Comberbach, Comberbach (1115587)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 January 2013 
  4. ^ Historic England, "Ivy Lodge, Comberbach (1139137)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 January 2013 
  5. ^ a b Hartwell et al. (2011), p. 292
  6. ^ de Figueiredo & Treuherz (1988), p. 225
  7. ^ Historic England, "Cogshall Hall, Comberbach (1329859)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 January 2013 
  8. ^ Historic England, "Cogshall Grange with outbuildings, Comberbach (1139136)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 January 2013 
  9. ^ Historic England, "Avenue Farm, Comberbach (1391469)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 16 January 2013 

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