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Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 48088 50308



1/17 Edge Hall 22.1O.52 II*

House, front largely 1721 with core c16OO, and added to at rear and sides c179O and onwards. On moated side. Brick with stone plinths and dressings. Slate roof. 2 storeys in 6 bays with 2 gables to the left, and 3 to the right of entrance section. 2 windows below each gable, 3 to central section. The 1O recessed sashes below the gables have decorative glazing, one pane inscribed BD 1768, stone cills, fluted surrounds and dropped keystones bearing the family crest. Recessed entrance section has brick parapet with stone balusters, stone quoins and band. Above is an octagonal open cupola with hemispherical roof and ball finial. 3 recessed sashes with glazing bars in raised moulded cases have plain keystones, some have cambered brick heads. Stone doorcase with Corinthian pilasters supports open segmental pediment. 6 panel door. Stone gable coping and finials in form of crest, which is also on lead downspouts. Rear. C17, 2½ storey bays have 1st and 2nd floor dentillated bands. Near flush sashes with glazing bars have stone cills and heads. Circa 179O, 2 storey bowed bay has flat recessed sashes, some with glazing bars. Other wings have near flush sashes with glazing bars, some blank. Stone coping and ball finials. Interior: C17 onwards. Hall has stone Ionic screen, panelling with Ionic pilasters, C19 Ionic antae. Bolection moulded doorcases. Dining room has panelling and plasterwork, with strapwork on ceiling, and elaborate chimneypiece. Doors of 2, 6, 8 panels. Oak open string stair has moulded rail and twisted balusters, c17OO but much restored. 1st floor has small area of exposed close studding with rail bearing inscription HD 13O4. C17 and C18 panelling. Ormerod, Pevsner and Hubbard.

Listing NGR: SJ4808850308


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Books and journals
Ormerod, G, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Volume 1, (1882)
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)


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

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Date: 28 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16895/26
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