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Oakmere Hall

  • Built / Designed For: John Higson

    House & Family History: In 1943 Oakmere was purchased by the Miners’ Welfare Commission and converted into a rehabilitation center for injured miners. In 1951 it became part of the National Health Service as a rehabilitation center for the general populace. Oakmere was converted to condos in 1988.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The House is today set in 13 acres.

  • Architect: John Douglas

    Date: 1867
    Designed: House for John Higson

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  • Title: Cheshire Country Houses
    Author: de Figueiredo, Peter; Treuherz, Julian
    Year Published: 1988
    Reference: pg. 260
    Publisher: Sussex: Phillimore & Co. Ltd.
    ISBN: 0850336554
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: John Higson, 1867; John Hayes Higson, 19th century; Captain William Higson, late 19th century. Charles James Lamb, until 1942.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Converted into eight luxury condos.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No