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Willington Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1888 / 53°11'19"N

Longitude: -2.7006 / 2°42'2"W

OS Eastings: 353283

OS Northings: 365974

OS Grid: SJ532659

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.34HZ

Mapcode Global: WH88J.H37Q

Entry Name: Willington Hall

Listing Date: 8 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55781

Location: Willington, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Willington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Kelsall St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 56 NW WILLINGTON C.P. WILLINGTON LANE
(West Side)

3/77 Willington Hall.

GV II

Formerly hall, now hotel: dated 1829 on plinth, by George Latham of
Nantwich for Col. W Tomkinsonjsome alterations of 1878 and c1955.
Flemish bond orange brick, blue brick diapering and buff sandstone
dressings. Welsh slate roof of 2 parallel ranges, brick chimneys with
lines of octagonal stacks with stone caps. Jacobean style. Square in
plan with servants wing. 2-storey and attic, symmetrical 3-bay south
garden front. Stone plinth, flush quoins, moulded band at 2nd floor
and copings. End bays have canted stone bays with mullioned and
transomed windows and small pane glazing. 3-light mullioned and
transomed windows above, and 2-light mullioned window in half dormer
with shaped and pedimented gable. Central bay has 3-light mullioned
and transomed windows. 2-storey and attic, symmetrical, 3-bay
entrance front. Twin triangular gables with stone copings and
finials. Mullioned and transomed windows and central detached Tuscan
porch of c1955. Servants wing extends to the right.
Interior: entry into hall with panelled ceiling. Open well oak
staircase with turned column balusters and square newels. 2 main
rooms to left have oak doors with 6 moulded panels, and panelled
reveals. Drawing room has 4-centred arched stone fireplace with
clusters of shafts to either side.

Said to be inspired by Dorfold Hall, Nantwich owned by another branch
of family. The detailing is very similar to Arley Hall also by George
Latham. A detailed specification for this house exists in the
Cheshire Record Office (DTM/57).


Listing NGR: SJ5328365974

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

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