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Edge Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in No Man's Heath and District, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0475 / 53°2'51"N

Longitude: -2.7758 / 2°46'32"W

OS Eastings: 348088

OS Northings: 350308

OS Grid: SJ480503

Mapcode National: GBR 7G.D47V

Mapcode Global: WH892.BNFK

Entry Name: Edge Hall

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55157

Location: No Man's Heath and District, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: No Man's Heath and District

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 45 SE EDGE HALL LANE

1/17 Edge Hall
22.1O.52
II*

House, front largely 1721 with core c16OO, and added to at rear and
sides c179O and onwards. On moated side. Brick with stone plinths
and dressings. Slate roof. 2 storeys in 6 bays with 2 gables to the
left, and 3 to the right of entrance section. 2 windows below each
gable, 3 to central section. The 1O recessed sashes below the gables
have decorative glazing, one pane inscribed BD 1768, stone cills,
fluted surrounds and dropped keystones bearing the family crest.
Recessed entrance section has brick parapet with stone balusters,
stone quoins and band. Above is an octagonal open cupola with
hemispherical roof and ball finial. 3 recessed sashes with glazing
bars in raised moulded cases have plain keystones, some have cambered
brick heads. Stone doorcase with Corinthian pilasters supports open
segmental pediment. 6 panel door. Stone gable coping and finials in
form of crest, which is also on lead downspouts.
Rear. C17, 2½ storey bays have 1st and 2nd floor dentillated bands.
Near flush sashes with glazing bars have stone cills and heads. Circa
179O, 2 storey bowed bay has flat recessed sashes, some with glazing
bars. Other wings have near flush sashes with glazing bars, some
blank. Stone coping and ball finials.
Interior: C17 onwards. Hall has stone Ionic screen, panelling with
Ionic pilasters, C19 Ionic antae. Bolection moulded doorcases.
Dining room has panelling and plasterwork, with strapwork on ceiling,
and elaborate chimneypiece. Doors of 2, 6, 8 panels. Oak open string
stair has moulded rail and twisted balusters, c17OO but much restored.
1st floor has small area of exposed close studding with rail bearing
inscription HD 13O4. C17 and C18 panelling. Ormerod, Pevsner and
Hubbard.


Listing NGR: SJ4808850308

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