This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1106258



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Overton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55174

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.



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

Selected 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)

National Grid Reference: SJ 47135 48357


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1106258 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Sep-2018 at 03:21:36.

End of official listing