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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: 1228364



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hartford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 402985

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HARTFORD C.P. SCHOOL LANE SJ 67 SW (East Side) 4/38 Whitehall


Formerly villa, now council offices: 1835 by John Douglas Sen., some C20 extensions and alterations. Stuccoed brick, hipped Welsh slate roof. L-shaped in plan. 2-storey symmetrical 7-bay entrance front. Plinth, end pilasters, band at 1st floor sill level and projecting eaves. Central bay steps forward slightly under a flat triangular pediment and has an Ionic porch antis approached by 3 steps. Within are a pair of half-glazed doors in a simple architrave and apair of semi-circular headed niches to the sides. Recessed 12-pane sash above and in remaining bays where there are recessed fielded panels below sill level on the ground floor. Garden front has a 2-storey canted bay at its centre and a good cast-iron verandah around the ground storey with a tented felted roof. Tripartite windows in the end bays. Wing extends to the right in a similar style. Irregular extensions to the north side. Interior: entrance into the hall open to the roof and lit by an octagonal lantern with an acanthus boss. Hall contains an open well staircase with delicate iron balusters and a bracketted open string. Room to right has plaster panelled walls and a frieze and ceiling in early C20 Neo-classical style. Fireplace with giant Corinthian columns. Panelled shutters to deep casements. Room beyond has Jacobean style fireplace with re-used marquetry panels and plaster panelled dado, and a servery with fluted pilasters.

Listing NGR: SJ6413571916

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National Grid Reference: SJ 64135 71916


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