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Chorlton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Backford, Cheshire West and Chester

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


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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