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BEXTON HALL AND FORECOURT WALLS

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.

Name: BEXTON HALL AND FORECOURT WALLS

List entry Number: 1115558

Location

BEXTON HALL AND FORECOURT WALLS, BEXTON LANE

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bexton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Mar-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58525

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 77 NW BEXTON C.P. (Off) BEXTON LANE

6/32 Bexton Hall and forecourt walls

5.3.59

- II*

House. Late C17. Plum-coloured English garden wall bond brick with stone slate and slate roofs. 2 storeys with basement. Entrance front: 5 bays symmetrical, the first and fifth bays being projecting wings with a terrace formed between them raised above basement level by a flight of seven steps and with a parapet wall flush with the front of the wings. Brick bands of 3 bricks depth between basement and ground and ground and first floor. Central doorway with moulded wooden surround and 6-panel door with pairs of rectangular panels to top and bottom and 2 octagonal panels to centre. Semi-circular hood above, supported on acanthus-moulded consoles. 2-light C20 metal framed casement windows to either side of doorway and to fronts of wings. Similar correspondingly placed windows to first floor, originally all with splayed heads. One original wooden window surround to left of front door. Central first floor stone tablet with moulded surround. 2-light mullioned cambered-headed casements to basements of wings. Wings have separate pyramidal stone slate roofs. Body of house has hipped slate roof rising to flat lead-covered platform on which originally stood a lantern. Contiguous with this front is a forecourt with walls of c.4' in height with stone coping and opening opposite front door. Left hand side of house has 5 bays. 3 basement 3-light basket-arched windows, that to right bricked in, those to left with rendered brick mullions. Basket-arched doorway to left of centre in stone-walled area. Ground floor windows cambered headed, that to right bricked up and rendered, others with C20 metal-framed casements. Left hand first floor window is a C20 metal casement, other windows all bricked up and rendered. Rear: central projecting gabled wing with 2-light basement window. 3-light C20 replacement casement to ground floor and similar to first floor and attic, windows to right all now bricked up. Mullioned 2-light basement window to left with bricked up window and imposed C20 staircase window to ground floor. Bricked-up first floor window. Right hand side of house similar to left but with out buildings abutting at ground floor right. Interior: Closed tread, dog-leg staircase has panelled facings to treads, twist balusters (enclosed to main runs from ground to first floor) but visible on basement and attic flights. Panelled newels. Small splat-balustered flight to former lantern.

Listing NGR: SJ7477076966

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National Grid Reference: SJ 74770 76966

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