COGSHALL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1329859
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1986
Statutory Address:
COGSHALL HALL, SENNA LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COGSHALL HALL, SENNA LANE

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Comberbach
National Grid Reference:
SJ 63196 77951

Details

SJ 67 NW COMBERBACH C.P. SENNA LANE South Site

5/28 Cogshall Hall

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GV II*

Country house, circa 1830; Flemish bond red-brown brick; grey slate hipped roof. 2 storeys, rectangular; 5 windows to entrance front; 7 to right face; 5 to left face; recessed flat-roofed kitchen wing added to rear early C20. Plain plinth and 1st floor band, moulded cornice and plain parapet of stone. Projecting tetrastyle unfluted Ionic portico with straight entablature to front; similar distyle portico at centre of right side; doorway in stone architrave at centre of left side. Part-glazed double doors to each entrance, that to front a facsimile replacement, have overlights with looped oval centrepieces intersected by radial bars. 12-pane recessed sashes - those above entrances have stone architraves, those elsewhere have flat gauged-brick arches and projecting stone cills. Left face has tripartite window to each side of doorway. 4 brick chimneys, symmetrically placed. Interior: Hall; inner doors and overlight, as outer doors; pair of Ionic columns; central corridor to rear; one front room to each side of hall; suite of rooms right of corridor; dogleg stair and 1 rear room left of corridor. The principal rooms have good plaster cornices with floral, foliar and fruit motifs. The 2 front rooms have good panelled plaster ceilings; one has overmantel supported by 2 dancing maidens in marble. Stair has open string with shaped brackets, a turned and carved baluster and a stick baluster to each step, winders between flights, mahogany rail and wreath. Nicely detailed basket archway between stair landing and front corridor; good plaster cornices in bedrooms, less rich than downstairs. Cellars with brick-vaulted ceilings and ventilated wooden doors. A good and complete example of a late Georgian country house.

Listing NGR: SJ6320078036

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
57492
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: 01 Nov 2005
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