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Statutory Address:

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Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Holmes Chapel
National Grid Reference:
SJ 74819 67411



3/19 Cotton Hall (Formerly listed under 14.2.67 the parish of Cranage)

- II*

Formerly farmhouse, now private house. Late C15 origins with late C17 alterations and C19 and C20 additions. Red brick and plaster infilled timber framing with tile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays, gabled. The east gable has softwood planted timbers covering oak timbers in the same arrangement, this is small framing with decorative panel infilling and vase shaped studs in late C17 style. Raking bressumer, at first floor, carved in continuous diamond motif arid flanked by consoles with female heads with ruffs. Jettied gable flanked by carved consoles. 2-light ground floor window with original wrought iron casements, on gudgeons, and lead lattice glazing. Replaced 3-light flush casement, with lattice glazing, at first floor. The west gable-end is of old bricks with two-course-deep bands at first floor and eaves. Pair of bolection-moulded 4-panel oak doors in heavy chamfered frame. There is a French window with wing lights and leaded glazing and at first floor level three replaced 2-light cross windows with leaded glazing and stone sills. There is a blocked window in the gable and the gables have barge boards. At the rear the north-east gable has timbers showing above a full length lean-to. Large C20 additions rear north-west. High standing stacks flank both north facing gables. Interior: Timbers in internal walls including deep ground sill; moulded mullion window in former external wall. Tudor arch shaped heads in timber framing. Deep heavily moulded girding beam. Massive octagonal posts. Ogee moulded, large girth frame members. Inglenook. Deep bevelled floor beams and flat stop-chamfered mediaeval ceiling joists. Main truss moulded posts with "T" shaped section and moulded capping. The C15 trusses in the attic are at right angles to the C17 external gables. There is an arched braced truss with moulded canted tie beam and curved braces and an intermediate collar truss with long curved braces. Deep wall plates, massive jowls, at tops of posts, studs in walls widely spaced without rails. Original purlins with wind braces, wide boarded attic door on "H" hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ7481967411


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

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Date: 26 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/02017/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr FE Hutchinson. Source Historic England Archive
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