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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.

Name: PORTION OF LYMM GRAMMAR SCHOOL WHICH FORMERLY COMPRISED OUGHTRINGTON HALL

List entry Number: 1227311

Location

PORTION OF LYMM GRAMMAR SCHOOL WHICH FORMERLY COMPRISED OUGHTRINGTON HALL, OUGHTRINGTON LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
WarringtonUnitary AuthorityLymm

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 423794

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Details

SJ 68 NE LYMM C.P. OUGHTRINGTON LANE (east side)

2/67 Portion of Lymm Grammar School which formerly comprised Oughtrington Hall

II

Oughtrington Hall (now part of Lymm Grammar School) circa 1830. Rendered walls with hipped grey slate roof. Canted centrepiece contains unfluted Greek Doric portico with paired inner columns and single corner columns, with 3 windows above. The wings are of 1 window. The lower windows, in segmental-arched recesses, have 3 sashes (a: b: a) divided by pilasters and with pilasters in reveals. Plain recessed sashes in upper storey; all sashes have 2 panes. Glazed porch in portico, probably late C19. 2 under-sized ridge chimneys, symmetrically placed. Interior: The hall has marble mantel with 2 cornucopiae and shouldered architrave. Staff room (right) has heavily moulded plaster cornice and a mantel of marble. Front and rear libraries (left) have moulded plaster ceilings of geometrical panels and folding partition in moulded case with square pediment; the front room has good marble fireplace doubtfully ascribed to Adam, the rear room has Gothick glazed bookcase above low range of cupboards. Open well stair (behind hall) has 2 flights with oak steps, acanthus-decorated open string, 2 barleysugar and 1 fluted baluster per step, mahogany rail with curtail and rectangular glazed lantern above.

Listing NGR: SJ6952986969

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National Grid Reference: SJ 69529 86969

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