WOODLAKE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1278610
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
WOODLAKE HOUSE, BOLESWORTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WOODLAKE HOUSE, BOLESWORTH ROAD

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:
SJ4909957154

Details

SJ 45 NE 5/90 1/3/1967

TATTENHALL C.P. BOLESWORTH ROAD (South Side)

Woodlake House

II*

GV

Formerly farmhouse, now house: mid C16, remodelled and exterior fabric dated 1683 for Charles Hurst, C20 extensions and alterations. Rendered Flemish bond brick with stone dressings. Welsh slate roof, 1 large brick ridge chimney and 1 brick gable chimney. L-shaped plan with porch in the angle. 2 and 3 storey, 3-bay north-east front. Chamfered stone plinth, quoins, band at 1st floor and stone-coped gables with finials on kneelers. Central bay projects under gable and has 3-light casements under segmental brick heads. Right end bay of 2 storeys with similar windows and left end by is an addition in keeping. North-west front has 3-storey gabled porch with a kneeler and a scroll. Bead-moulded doorcase with a flat hood has CDH 1683 carved on lintel and has studded oak 3-board door. Interior: Entry into main room. Large ashlar inglenook fireplace with ovolo-moulded firebeam. This mould is on a doorcase, ceiling beams with quirk and tongue stop and a frieze around half of the room. Alongside fire is reset early C17 flat baluster stair now dated 1688 on finialled newels. To left is parlour through chamfered wooded case with studded 3-board battered door with vertical wooded pegs not hinges. Small room to rear of fireplace has panelling under stairwell, a chequered frieze and setting for a diamond mullioned grille. Upstairs, partition walls are timber framed and main room has ovolo-moulded ceiling beams and moulded stone corner fireplace. 2 small rooms over porch entrances under arched heads, 1 with 3-board door.

A Tudor house remodelled in 1683 to give an odd plan with many early fittings surviving.

Listing NGR: SJ 49099 57154

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
405164
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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