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14, Church End

A Grade II Listed Building in Hale, Halton

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Latitude: 53.3339 / 53°20'2"N

Longitude: -2.7973 / 2°47'50"W

OS Eastings: 346999

OS Northings: 382189

OS Grid: SJ469821

Mapcode National: GBR 8YXW.5L

Mapcode Global: WH87Q.0G6G

Entry Name: 14, Church End

Listing Date: 28 January 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55960

Location: Hale, Halton, L24

County: Halton

Civil Parish: Hale

Built-Up Area: Hale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: St Mary Hale

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


36/4/6 No 14

28.1.71 II

Cottage late C17, formerly timber framed now C18 lime washed bricks with thatched roof and plain brick stacks. Three bays, single storey with attic, gable to highway. Three 2 light small-paned horizontal sliding sash windows and panelled front door.
INTERIOR: exposed sandstone fireplace wall, cruck trusses, oak wallplates with mortices and trenail holes, bevelled beams and heavy floor joists, a sleeping loft with simple ladder access, bevelled purlins and early rafters.
HISTORY: The building is reputed to be the birthplace of John Middleton, The 'Childe of Hale,' who was said to have grown overnight into a giant of nine feet, three inches in height.

Listing NGR: SJ4699982189

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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