Keys to the Past

Chesters (Humshaugh)

Chesters.
Photo by Harry Rowland, 1971.
Chesters. Photo by Harry Rowland, 1971.

Chesters is a country house built in 1771 by John Carr for John Clayton, and enlarged by Norman Shaw in 1891. A set of stables stand on the opposite side of the road and are also by Norman Shaw. This is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N9314
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Humshaugh


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