OLLERTON GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388318
Date first listed:
08-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
OLLERTON GRANGE, CHELFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLLERTON GRANGE, CHELFORD ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Knutsford
National Grid Reference:
SJ 77246 77165

Details

KNUTSFORD

SJ77NE CHELFORD ROAD 792-1/2/8 (North side (off)) 08/08/85 Ollerton Grange

II

Country house. Dated on a datestone 1901. By J Brooke. Red English garden wall bond brickwork with sandstone ashlar dressings, stone mullions, transoms, coursing, coping, lintels and sills. Plain tiled roof with prominent tall groupings of diamond-shaped stacks irregularly dispersed. PLAN: irregular with service court attached at NE. EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys. Jacobean style, the main features of which are the groupings of shaped gables, the lead-roofed octagonal stair turret to the main facade, the 6-light transomed and mullioned canted bay window to the 2-storey, crenellated octagonal attachment on the south facade, and the square bay window attached to the forward-breaking central gable to the garden facade. The scattered fenestration is of square quarry leaded casement windows with some later alterations of plain sheet glazing. 2-storey main entrance has a shaped gable with ball finials to the round-headed entrance porch, and ashlar to 1st storey, with 2 stage half-Tuscan columns on base plinth with scroll work to entrance opening, becoming square columns on either side of cypher on shield set on strapwork framed by courses and culminating in attached obelisks on either side of 2-light transomed window to first floor, which is surrounded by stone cartouched shield of arms. INTERIOR: has original features such as half-panelled hall with panelled ceiling and open screen, Jacobean fireplaces, inglenooks, friezes, swags and strapwork and a first-floor gallery corridor with a series of semicircular arches.





Listing NGR: SJ7724677165

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476325
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: 19 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/02966/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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