BURTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1130559

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Statutory Address: BURTON HALL, THE VILLAGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BURTON HALL, THE VILLAGE

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Burton

National Grid Reference: SJ 50890 63864

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History

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Details

SJ 56 SW BURTON C.P. THE VILLAGE (South Side)

5/9 Burton Hall

22/10/1952

GV II*

Hall: early C17 for John Worden, some small C19 additions. English bond orange brick with buff sandstone dressings, Welsh slate roof and 4 gable stone capped brick chimneys. Square in plan. 3-storey over basement, symmetrical 3-bay front. Chamfered stone plinth, flush stone quoins, continuous label mould at 2nd floor. The front is under a stone-coped and finialled triangular gable. Ground storey has a chamfered 4-centred arched doorcase, approached by 10 stone steps, with a flat hood mould containing a C19 oak panelled door. To either side are 3-light rebated and chamfered mullioned and transomed windows with label moulds, similar but unrebated windows in 1st floor and blocked 4-light window in the gable with single lights to either side and above. Both sides have similar gables with similar windows including mullioned windows in the plinth. Interior: entry into small hall which contains late C17 dogleg oak staircase with twisted balusters, square newels and heavy handrail. 4 rooms on each main storey, with room to left of entrance wainscotted with cornice and wooden surround to a corner fireplace. Heavy, deeply chamfered ceiling beams carried on moulded wooden post and corbel at 1st floor. 8-panelled doors with reeded rails at 1st floor. Described by Webb in 1623 as "the fair and fine conceitedly built house of brick". D King, The Vale Royall of England, London 1656. The hall gives the impression of a tower house and belongs to the same tradition as the Little Castle at Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire, but of a smaller scale.

Listing NGR: SJ5089063864

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Legacy System number: 55712

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
King, D, The Vale Royal of England, (1656)

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