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Poole Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Poole, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0923 / 53°5'32"N

Longitude: -2.5307 / 2°31'50"W

OS Eastings: 364557

OS Northings: 355137

OS Grid: SJ645551

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.99S6

Mapcode Global: WH9B4.3J5R

Entry Name: Poole Hall

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56994

Location: Poole, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Poole

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Worleston St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 65 NW
1/83 Poole Hall
12 January 1967

Mansion, 1817 (Pevsner). Red brick in English Garden Wall Bond with
hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bay entrance front, 6 bay return
(south) and 5 bay service wing (north) set back and with lower roof
line. Sandstone sill level plinth and first floor sill band.
Semi-circular flat roofed porch with four unfluted Ionic columns. The
porch fronts a narrow boarded oak door flanked by narrow sashes and
with beaded pilasters and fluted frieze. The door is surmounted by a
basket archivolt and overlight with glazing bars. Large recessed
sashes with flat arches. Gutter cornice and parapet with pineapple
corner finials. There is large timber canted bay window, with sashes,
towards the rear of the south return, the other windows are sashes.
Interior: The Entrance Hall has floor of stone slabs, laid diagonally,
panelled shutters to entrance sashes, panelled linings to door
openings, six-panelled doors and reeded architraves. An anthemion
cornice is linked by a cove to a fret on the ceiling. Sitting Room
(RH of Entrance Hall) Oak panelling, eight panels high and fluted
frieze. Stair Hall (at rear of Entrance Hall) Floor of Limestone
slabs laid diagonally, six-panel elm doors with panelled linings and
fluted architraves. Geometrical staircase with limestone treads, cast
iron scrollwork balustrade and mahogany handrail taken round all four
walls - two as galleries. Anthemion cornice linked by cove to ceiling
fret. Domed radial bar lantern on panelled and moulded drum over
centre of hall. The central boss supports a brass chandelier.
Drawing Room (RH of Stair Hall) 4-bay room, the west bay separated by
a screen of two unfluted columns and two pilasters with Corinthian
caps supporting a decorative panelled beam. Panelled window shutters,
plaster panelled walls. Segmental tunnel-vaulted ceiling panelled in
rectangles and octagons with acanthus wall cornice and double
Vitruvian scroll to ceiling. Glass chandelier. Dining Room (at rear
of Stair Hall) A long room running partly at the rear of the service
wing. Oak floor, panelled window shutters. Segmental recess at north
end flanked by beaded pilasters, with Vitruvian scroll frieze and
shell shaped ceiling. Dado rail, white marble mantel based on
festoons and torches. Cornice of leaves to wall and vines to ceiling.
Large acanthus ceiling rose supporting brass chandelier. The Service
Wing has an oak staircase with two turned balusters each tread. First
floor six-panel doors.

Listing NGR: SJ6455755137

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

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