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Latitude: 53.1853 / 53°11'7"N
Longitude: -2.8393 / 2°50'21"W
OS Eastings: 344011
OS Northings: 365688
OS Grid: SJ440656
Mapcode National: GBR 7D.36V0
Mapcode Global: WH88G.C66D
Entry Name: Christleton House
Listing Date: 4 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130669
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55469
Location: Christleton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Christleton
Built-Up Area: Waverton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Christleton St James
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 46 NW CHRISTLETON C.P. PEPPER STREET
3/23 Christleton House
House: dated 1760 on rainhead but probably the fabric and all details
early-mid C19. Flemish bond orange brick with yellow headers, stone
dressings. Hipped Welsh slate roof and 2 brick chimneys. Hipped
Welsh slate roof and 2 brick chimneys. Square in plan. 2-storey
symmetrical 3-bay east front. Stone plinth, moulded stone cornice and
a stone blocking course. End bays have 20-pane sashes, the uppermost
panes with cusped pointed tracery. These have flat-wedged stone heads
with scalloped soffits. Central bay has an added detached wooden
porch on fluted piers, with a triglyph frieze and a coffered ceiling.
Doorcase with fluted columns and twisted capitals. Rectangular
fanlight with intersecting tracery. Similar treatment to windows on
south and north fronts where 2 are false.
Interior: Double-pile plan. 6 recessed-panelled softwood doors in
panelled reveals throughout and with moulded architraves with lions
heads in the corners. Archway over passage has moulded pilasters and
Greek key design in the archivolt, continued in the ceiling cornice.
Gothic style staircase with cusped headed iron panel balusters and
mahogany handrail. Room to left has cornice and border of vines, and
a central roundel with a border of roses. Fireplace has clumsy
shouldered architrave. Room to right has a mantel on carved consoles.
Similar fittings upstairs.
Listing NGR: SJ4401165688
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