WILLINGTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1137030
Date first listed:
08-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
WILLINGTON HALL, WILLINGTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILLINGTON HALL, WILLINGTON LANE

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Willington
National Grid Reference:
SJ 53283 65974

Details

SJ 56 NW WILLINGTON C.P. WILLINGTON LANE (West Side)

3/77 Willington Hall.

GV II

Formerly hall, now hotel: dated 1829 on plinth, by George Latham of Nantwich for Col. W Tomkinsonjsome alterations of 1878 and c1955. Flemish bond orange brick, blue brick diapering and buff sandstone dressings. Welsh slate roof of 2 parallel ranges, brick chimneys with lines of octagonal stacks with stone caps. Jacobean style. Square in plan with servants wing. 2-storey and attic, symmetrical 3-bay south garden front. Stone plinth, flush quoins, moulded band at 2nd floor and copings. End bays have canted stone bays with mullioned and transomed windows and small pane glazing. 3-light mullioned and transomed windows above, and 2-light mullioned window in half dormer with shaped and pedimented gable. Central bay has 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. 2-storey and attic, symmetrical, 3-bay entrance front. Twin triangular gables with stone copings and finials. Mullioned and transomed windows and central detached Tuscan porch of c1955. Servants wing extends to the right. Interior: entry into hall with panelled ceiling. Open well oak staircase with turned column balusters and square newels. 2 main rooms to left have oak doors with 6 moulded panels, and panelled reveals. Drawing room has 4-centred arched stone fireplace with clusters of shafts to either side.

Said to be inspired by Dorfold Hall, Nantwich owned by another branch of family. The detailing is very similar to Arley Hall also by George Latham. A detailed specification for this house exists in the Cheshire Record Office (DTM/57).

Listing NGR: SJ5328365974

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
55781
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05377/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John L. Wishlade. Source Historic England Archive
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