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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1330219



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Little Stanney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55416

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SJ 47SW LITTLE STANNEY C.P. RAKE LANE (East Side) 4/33 Rake Hall (formerly listed as Rake Hall, remains)

4.6.52 II

Pub and restaurant, formerly house. C17th altered and added to. Pebbledashed brick, slate roofs, rendered plinth, stone dressings. Roadside centre wing of 3 storeys, 2 windows, steely pitched roof. Windows are timber casements. 1 dormer. 1st and 2nd floor bands are rendered, that at 2nd floor is moulded. Stacks are at gables. At right is lower 2 storey 4 window wing, Casements, added and altered door, stone gable parapet and kneelers. Original stack at gable, added stack on ridge. Modern one storey extension in front. At left 2 storey, 1 window wing, with hipped roof, has canted bay and casements. Entrance through added porch at side. Garden front is in 2 wings, probably early and mid Cl9th of similar rendering. Both have hipped slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 bays. At right under one roof, has stone canted bay and oriel. Central bay has altered openings. Left bay has canted bay. Stacks are at ends of left and central bay and on centre ridge of right bay. Interior, much altered but part of c17th close string stair, with turned balusters, moulded rail. Rough hewn beams in hall supported by (Jacobean) screen of 2 columns. Upper floor rooms in C19th wings have 6-panelled doors and simple panelled ceilings and moulded cornices. Formerly seat of Bunbury family. Ormerod, G, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester 2nd Edition. London (l882).

Listing NGR: SJ4107273823

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ormerod, G, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Volume 1, (1882)

National Grid Reference: SJ 41072 73823


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