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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: HOLFORD HALL

List entry Number: 1329664

Location

HOLFORD HALL, CHESTER ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityPlumley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Mar-1959

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58548

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History

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Details

SJ 77 NW PLUMLEY C.P. (Off) CHESTER ROAD

6/57 Holford Hall

5.3.59

G.V. II*

Farmhouse. Mid C17. Timber framing with rendered infill and stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front: 2 gabled bays with Ionic pilasters to centre and left at ground floor level supporting consoles, that to left decorated with carving of lion in relief, that to centre with a figurehead. Doorway to left of centre, 6-light casement window to left 4-light window to right. 3 horizontal bands of decorative timber panelling. Lowest band being strutting with 2 rows of cells containing diamond patterns of 1/4 circles. Slight overhang to first floor. 2 Ionic pilasters as below with decorated bases and consoles, the central console having figure with spread knees, that to left having crouching animal in relief. 3 horizontal bands of timber framing, lowest bond - 14 cells of framing with ogee-shaped struts. Above this 3 panels of 2 x 2 cells of small framing containing diamond patterns of 1/4 circles. 7-light casement windows to right and left, originally taller. Gables have ogee strutting and originally each contained a 4-light casement window, now blocked. C19 wing to right. Left hand side: small framing with angle struts, originally an internal wall. Rear: stone plinth, close studding to left with large chimney breast to left of centre. Projecting central gable wing with close studding and middle rail to first floor. C19 pointed arched window to ground floor left.

Listing NGR: SJ7089675445

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National Grid Reference: SJ 70896 75445

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