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Latitude: 53.2392 / 53°14'21"N
Longitude: -2.8891 / 2°53'20"W
OS Eastings: 340756
OS Northings: 371725
OS Grid: SJ407717
Mapcode National: GBR 8Z8Z.9J
Mapcode Global: WH881.LVF3
Entry Name: Chorlton Hall
Listing Date: 20 December 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55393
Location: Backford, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Backford
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Backford St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 47SW CHORLTON-BY-BACKFORD C.P. CHORLTON LANE
4/10 Chorlton Hall
House remodelled 1846/7 incorporating farmhouse and early C19th house.
Gothic revival style. Rendered, slate roof, rendered stacks, stone
plinth. 2½ storeys, 5 windows, central bay has 3 windows, projecting
gabled bay at each side has one. Central bay sashes with glazing bars
partly reusing those of original house have stone cills and 1846/7
hood moulds at 1st and 2nd floor. 1st floor windows have stone
aprons. Shaped gablet over attic windows similar to shaped gables and
all are above arrow slits. Gabled bays each have 1st floor oriel with
sashes with glazing bars, above ground floor coat of arms with motto
'In veritate Victoria' of Wicksted Swan family. Canted porch below 3rd
window of central bay has moulded parapet and sashes with glazing bars
and hood moulds in each side panel. Central double doors with long
glazed panels have a four-centred arch head below rectangular hood
mould. C18th iron lantern. Angles are stop chamfered. Stone gable
parapets. Interior: Doors of 6 panels, 2 doors with 5 raised and
fielded panels, but most is mid C19th. Jacobean style plastered dining
room ceiling, Gothic drawing room frieze and cornice, and pine open
string staircase with moulded balusters and newels. Pevsner & Hubbard.
Hess T., Watkin D.,A History of Chorlton Hall near Chester. (1979).
Listing NGR: SJ4075671725
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