OVERTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106258
Date first listed:
22-Oct-1952
Statutory Address:
OVERTON HALL, OVERTON HEATH

Map

Ordnance survey map of OVERTON HALL
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Location

Statutory Address:
OVERTON HALL, OVERTON HEATH

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Overton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 47135 48357

Details

SJ 44 NE OVERTON OVERTON HEATH

4/33 Overton Hall 22.1O.52 II

House, mid to late C16 altered, with early C19 wing and later additions; on an earlier moated site. Timber framed, painted brick nogging to two facades. Mostly brick faced. Slate roofs, tile ridges. 2 storey L plan. Exposed stone stack, stepped with chamfered drip. Stone stack with brick upper portion, now internal. The oldest parts have C19 3 light sash windows, one with glazing bars. 2 other recent casements. Stud door in added brick porch. 1 gable has slightly moulded bargeboards. Rear: Close studding, shallow 1st floor jettying with moulded bressumer. Moulded corbels, recent casements. C19 wing: brick, stone capped gable parapet, gable end stacks. 3 bay, recessed sashes. Central stone porch and 2 stone bays with slight stop chamfers. Eaves modillions. Added brick blocks to rear, painted, simulating timber framing. Interior: Part inspected. Inglenook. Some panelling, and doors, perhaps reused. Panelled cupboards of similar date in C19 part. Rear wing: chamfered and ovolo moulded beams. Central wing. 1st floor undecorated cruck. Stair in back wing has octagonal newel post. Ormerod, Pevsner & Hubbard.

Listing NGR: SJ4713548357

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
55174
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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)

Legal

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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