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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: 1130669



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Christleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55469

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3/23 Christleton House



House: dated 1760 on rainhead but probably the fabric and all details early-mid C19. Flemish bond orange brick with yellow headers, stone dressings. Hipped Welsh slate roof and 2 brick chimneys. Hipped Welsh slate roof and 2 brick chimneys. Square in plan. 2-storey symmetrical 3-bay east front. Stone plinth, moulded stone cornice and a stone blocking course. End bays have 20-pane sashes, the uppermost panes with cusped pointed tracery. These have flat-wedged stone heads with scalloped soffits. Central bay has an added detached wooden porch on fluted piers, with a triglyph frieze and a coffered ceiling. Doorcase with fluted columns and twisted capitals. Rectangular fanlight with intersecting tracery. Similar treatment to windows on south and north fronts where 2 are false. Interior: Double-pile plan. 6 recessed-panelled softwood doors in panelled reveals throughout and with moulded architraves with lions heads in the corners. Archway over passage has moulded pilasters and Greek key design in the archivolt, continued in the ceiling cornice. Gothic style staircase with cusped headed iron panel balusters and mahogany handrail. Room to left has cornice and border of vines, and a central roundel with a border of roses. Fireplace has clumsy shouldered architrave. Room to right has a mantel on carved consoles. Similar fittings upstairs.

Listing NGR: SJ4401165688

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National Grid Reference: SJ 44011 65688


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