DAVENHAM HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1138431
Date first listed:
03-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
DAVENHAM HALL, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
DAVENHAM HALL, LONDON ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Davenham
National Grid Reference:
SJ 66256 70717

Details

DAVENHAM C.P. (Off) LONDON ROAD SJ 67 SE 2/39 Davenham Hall 3.1.67 - II* Country house. Mid/Late C18 with substantial early C19 addition. Stuccoed brick, slate roof with lead flashings. Two storeys. Entrance front early C19 in date with six bays symmetrically disposed. Band at level of first floor window sills and moulded cornice at eaves level. Central two bays project slightly with a ground floor porch of three bays with paired columns to the sides and single columns to the centre all of a Roman Tuscan form although having flutings to the top as in Delian order. Entablature above with triglyphs. Central double ½-glazed doors beneath this and lateral sash windows of 3 x 4 panes. Two ground floor windows to either side of 3 x 4 panes, those at left being blank. Six first-floor windows are all of 3 x 4 panes the central two slightly projecting bays having a pediment above and a parapet to either side. Left hand return includes original 3 bay mid/late C18 farmhouse at right. Interior: Entrance hall: moulded ceiling with Greek motifs and granite fire surround. Staircase Hall: Open well staircase of 3 flights with two screens of 4 fluted Doric columns bearing entablatures. Fan-shaped fluting to the pendentives with circular lantern carrying dome. First floor rooms not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ6625670717

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
57321
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: 22 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06698/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr W. David Lowe. Source Historic England Archive
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