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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: 1135851



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cholmondeley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56894

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1/24 The Old Hall



House, circa 1707 by William Smith of Warwick for the first Earl of Cholmondeley. The Hall incorporated an Elizabethan building but in 1801 the structure was reduced to the size of the present dwelling. Whitened brick with slate roof. 2 storeys 3 bays with one-bay, lower, 2-storey wing to east. The central entrance is a rebated 6-panel door in a moulded doorcase with plain rectangular overlight. The opening is flanked by engaged Roman Doric columns, without bases, which support a gabled, slated, hood by means of brackets fixed to the column faces. Projecting brick bands at first floor and eaves levels. Large recessed sashes with glazing bars, stone sills and segmental stone heads at ground floor and with stone eared architraves and flat heads at first floor. The opening over the entrance is filled. The east wing has two-light flush casements with stone sills and segmental heads. The west gable has a filled lunette above a partly filled opening with eared architraves. The north front has 2-bay gable set forward with pairs of sashes under segmental heads, and sashes with eared architraves at first floor . Stone band at first floor and brick eaves band with filled lunette in the gable. Interior: Panelled window shutters and door linings. Six-panel doors, some with fielded panels.

The Old Hall at its full extent is illustrated in Country Life 19 July 1973

Listing NGR: SJ5457451660

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 19 July, (1973)

National Grid Reference: SJ 54576 51657


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