TATTENHALL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1230476
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Jun-1984
Statutory Address:
TATTENHALL HALL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TATTENHALL HALL, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tattenhall
National Grid Reference:
SJ 48633 58204

Details

SJ 45 NE TATTENHALL C.P. HIGH STREET (South Side)

5/105 Tattenhall Hall. (formerly listed under 1/3/1967 Tattenhall High Street)

GV II*

Manor house: early Cl7 for Sir Richard Bostock, interior altered 1858 for Robert Barbour. English garden wall bond orange brick with buff sandstone dressings. Welsh slate roof, 1 lateral brick chimney and 3 brick ridge chimneys with diamond stacks. H-shaped plan. 2 and 3-storey, 5-bay front. Moulded stone plinth, stone quoins and stone-coped gables on kneelers with turned finials. Right end bay projects under gable and has a 6-light ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed window divided by a king mullion and under a hood mould, below; similar 4-light above under a flat hood and a 4-light in the gable. BB CE 1712 graffito on a quoin. 4th bay is recessed with similar 6-light window to hall below and a 2 and 4-light mullioned and transomed window above. Remaining 3 bays project under a gable. The plinth is stepped and there is a mixture of 2, 3, 4 and 6-light mullioned and transomed windows. To right side of this projection is a moulded stone doorcase with a mid C19 restored studded oak board door. Fenestration and doorcases complete, though some blocked, on remaining sides. Interior: Plan of service rooms, simple cross-passage, hall and extensive solar wing intact but fittings nearly all of 1858. Some Jacobean panelled window seats and wainscotting, (all re-used for doors). Passage has an original strapwork and figured iron grille in ceiling and service rooms have bead-moulded beams.

On documentary evidence the house was constructed before 1622 making it an early and complete example of a brick building in Cheshire.

Listing NGR: SJ4863358204

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
405179
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: 09 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/14673/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr R. A. Brierley. Source Historic England Archive
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