DORFOLD HALL LODGE AND ENTRANCE GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1136286

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: DORFOLD HALL LODGE AND ENTRANCE GATES, CHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: DORFOLD HALL LODGE AND ENTRANCE GATES, CHESTER ROAD

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Acton

National Grid Reference: SJ 63521 52750

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History

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Details

SJ 65 SW 4/1

ACTON C.P. CHESTER ROAD Dorfold Hall Lodge and entrance gates

10 June 1952

GV II

Park lodge and gates 1862, for Wilbraham Spencer Tollemache (Hall leaflet). Red brick with stone dressing and tile roof, in Jacobean style. Single storey, 2-bay facade (north) and 2-bay entrance front (west). Projecting weathered stone plinth, flush stone quoins, stone dressed mullion windows, surmounted by the Tollemache diamond and cross emblem, and canted bays with projecting cornices and stone roofs. The entrance is a door of three vertical panels in an inset porch with external pilasters, and archivolt with springers and keystone. The roof has a moulded parapet with ogee shaped-gables over windows and ball finials, on scotia moulded bases, flanking and surmounting the gables. The south elevation, to the Park, has a single mullion window surmounted by a St George cross and emblem of four birds which is flanked by small bullseye windows. The screen walls, linking the Lodge to the gates (west) and flanking the gates is of brickwork of stone plinth, has blue brick diaper work in continuous diamond pattern and is surmounted by a 3-section balustrade, of linked cast-iron roundels, framed in moulded stonework and with cast-iron ball finials on scotia moulded pedestals. The gate piers have torus moulded plinths, chamfered stone dressed quoins, moulded caps and support cast-iron heraldic lions with shields. The gates are of square rods, with spear and scroll features. They are surmounted by a semi-circular arched overthrow, based on scrolls, with the Tollemache fret emblem at its centre.

Listing NGR: SJ6352152750

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56913

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 6 Cheshire,

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