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SALTERS WELL HOUSE

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.

Name: SALTERS WELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1138450

Location

SALTERS WELL HOUSE, ROAD STREET

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tarporley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57264

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 56 SE TARPORLEY C.P. ROAD STREET

1/75 Salters Well House

GV II

House. Dated 1783 to down-pipe bracket. Flemish bond brick with stone dressings and slate roof. Three storeys. Entrance front: 3 bays symmetrically disposed. Rendered plinth and fluted modillion cornice to top of wall. Central ground floor doorway above flight of 6 steps with moulded treads. Fluted pilasters to either side with cables to the lower bodies. Open pediment above containing fanlight. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels with fist and laurel-wreath knocker. To either side are tripartite windows with 4-pane central sash windows and lateral lights of 1 x 2 panes. Similar lateral windows to first and (of less height) to second floors all with wedge lintels cut in simulation of chamfered rustication with central fluted keystones. Arched central windows to first and second floors also with simulated chamfering to the arched lintels and ogee mouldings to the keystones. Right hand gable end: Lead down-pipe with dated bracket and moulded rainwater head to far left bearing initials S B. To the right of this are tripartite French windows at ground floor level with a sash window to the first floor of 4 x 4 panes and another to the second floor of 3 x 2 panes. The attic has a horizontally sliding sash window of 2 lights. All these windows have stone sills and lintels similar to those on the entrance front. To the rear: two- storey late C19 extension extending across whole width of rear. Above are two gabled wings each with a horizontally sliding sash window and cambered heads. Interior: Late C18 plan of 4 rooms to each floor with a central corridor with oak staircase of two straight flights with half-landings and ramped handrails with wreathed curtail, open string with moulded brackets and stick balusters. The back stairs have square newels and turned balusters to the lower flights. Drawing room: pine panelling below moulded dado. Dining room: panelled marble fireplace.



Listing NGR: SJ5516863087

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National Grid Reference: SJ 55168 63087

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