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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: WHIRLEY HALL

List entry Number: 1329627

Location

WHIRLEY HALL, WHIRLEY LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityOver Alderley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58342

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History

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Details

SJ 87 SE OVER ALDERLEY C.P. WIIIRLIIY LANE (North Side)

8/176 Whirley Hall

GV II*

Hall: c.1670 with C20 alterations and additions. Flemish bond orange brick with buff sandstone dressings. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 2 brick chimneys. 3+-storey symmetrical 5-bay front (2:1:2). Brick bands at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Lower 2-storeys have C20 wooden, mullioned and transomed windows with glazing bars under flat wedged brick"heads. 3rd storey has 2-light casements. Above each pair of end bays is a stone-coped, shaped, gabled dormer, with an obelisk finial, containing an elliptical light in a rectangular stone surround. Central bay has a glazed door under a flat, gauged and rubbed brick head. Similar head to mullioned and transomed window above and 3rd storey has a circular light in a square stone surround. End gables are stone-coped on stone kneelers 1-storey, 2-bay C20 extensions to left and right in keeping. Interior: Original ground plan but only chamfered ceiling beams and a good oak dogleg staircase with turned, slightly bulbous, balusters, heavy handrail and square newels with some reeding. This house was an addition to a timber-framed hall, now demolished. A stone with "1599" was found during renovation but the existing features point (with the exception of the gables) to a late C17 date.

Listing NGR: SJ8763074608

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National Grid Reference: SJ 87630 74608

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