THURSTASTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1075371
Date first listed:
15-Nov-1962
Statutory Address:
THURSTASTON HALL, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THURSTASTON HALL, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 24690 84077

Details

WIRRAL CHURCH LANE SJ 28 SW (south side) Thurstaston 4/302 Thurstaston Hall 15.11.62

G.V. II*

House. West wing of C15 or possibly earlier,with gabled wing to west of 1680; main range of 1680; east range of 1836. Stone with brick to main range. 2 storeys, 3-bay centre. Stone base, vermiculated band over ground floor, cornice and top screen wall masking roof which has coping and finials, quoins and blind bull's eyes with vermiculated surrounds. Windows have gauged-brick flat arches and cross casements, those to 1st floor with leaded glazing. Entrance has bolection moulding, flanking Corinthian half-columns and broken pediment with Whitmore arms; half-glazed doors. Left wing has double-chamfered-mullioned windows, inner return has 3-light ground floor window and gabled half dormer, gable end has rectangular bay window with sashed lights and 3-light window to 1st floor. Outer return has half dormers and lateral stack. Left wing has blocked pointed entrance to inner return with similar, partially obscured entrance to angle; corresponding blocked entrance inside hall. Gable end has sashed window with glazing bars to ground floor and pointed window with casement to 1st foor. Wing to west facade has datestone inscribed: "WWD/1680". Interior: Hall has bolection moulding to fireplace and re-used C16 overmantel with pilasters and arched panels. Stair has C16 spiral balusters and closed string with pulvinated frieze, 2 rooms with bolection-moulded panels. West wing has 2 collar trusses with cusped wind braces; room to rear possibly before C15. Wood statue in C17 dress, possibly Hugh Lupus, Cll Earl of Chester or John Whitmore, C14 Mayor of Chester.

Listing NGR: SJ2469084077

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
215642
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Sep 2007
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