Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1312857

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: WARDLE OLD HALL


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Statutory Address: WARDLE OLD HALL

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wardle

National Grid Reference: SJ 61183 57130


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3/79 Wardle Old Hall

10 June 1952


Originally a farmhouse now a private house, early C18. Red brick in Flemish Bond with slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Ogee moulded stone plinth. Giant Doric pilasters to quoins and flanking the central entrance bay. The entrance has a stone doorcase, eared top and bottom, a keystone with foliage motif, a pulvinated frieze -and pediment with dentil cornice. This contains a four panel door with lower panels raised and fielded and upper panels glazed. Slightly recessed sashes with stone sills and sunk brick panel below, glazing bars and gauged skewback flat heads. The centre bay, first floor, window has stone key with grain motif. Moulded stone gutter cornice between the pilaster caps which have triglyphs and guttae. The roof has lead hips and two symetrically placed stacks with arch-headed sunken panels. There are built-up window openings in the north and south gables. At the rear (east) there is a 2-storey, 2-bay wing of red brick with roof of large slates; the ridge of this section is at main house eaves level. Interior: The rear wing has chamfered beams and exposed ceiling joists also original roof trusses. There are wide three-panel doors in the main building on unusual "H" hinges with a single long leg. Graded II* for the high quality of the Baroque facade.

Listing NGR: SJ6118357130


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Legacy System number: 56838

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