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Davenham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2324 / 53°13'56"N

Longitude: -2.507 / 2°30'25"W

OS Eastings: 366256

OS Northings: 370717

OS Grid: SJ662707

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.09KD

Mapcode Global: WH99K.G0FS

Plus Code: 9C5V6FJV+X6

Entry Name: Davenham Hall

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57321

ID on this website: 101138431

Location: Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Davenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: English country house

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SJ 67 SE
2/39 Davenham Hall
- II*
Country house. Mid/Late C18 with substantial early C19 addition.
Stuccoed brick, slate roof with lead flashings. Two storeys.
Entrance front early C19 in date with six bays symmetrically disposed.
Band at level of first floor window sills and moulded cornice at eaves
level. Central two bays project slightly with a ground floor porch of
three bays with paired columns to the sides and single columns to the
centre all of a Roman Tuscan form although having flutings to the top
as in Delian order. Entablature above with triglyphs. Central double
½-glazed doors beneath this and lateral sash windows of 3 x 4 panes.
Two ground floor windows to either side of 3 x 4 panes, those at left
being blank. Six first-floor windows are all of 3 x 4 panes the
central two slightly projecting bays having a pediment above and a
parapet to either side. Left hand return includes original 3 bay
mid/late C18 farmhouse at right.
Interior: Entrance hall: moulded ceiling with Greek motifs and
granite fire surround. Staircase Hall: Open well staircase of 3
flights with two screens of 4 fluted Doric columns bearing
entablatures. Fan-shaped fluting to the pendentives with circular
lantern carrying dome. First floor rooms not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ6625670717

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