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Salters Well House

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

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Latitude: 53.163 / 53°9'46"N

Longitude: -2.672 / 2°40'19"W

OS Eastings: 355168

OS Northings: 363087

OS Grid: SJ551630

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.4RH5

Mapcode Global: WH88J.XRSJ

Entry Name: Salters Well House

Listing Date: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57264

Location: Tarporley, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tarporley

Built-Up Area: Tarporley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarporley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1/75 Salters Well House


House. Dated 1783 to down-pipe bracket. Flemish bond brick with
stone dressings and slate roof. Three storeys. Entrance front: 3
bays symmetrically disposed. Rendered plinth and fluted modillion
cornice to top of wall. Central ground floor doorway above flight of
6 steps with moulded treads. Fluted pilasters to either side with
cables to the lower bodies. Open pediment above containing fanlight.
Door of 6 raised and fielded panels with fist and laurel-wreath
knocker. To either side are tripartite windows with 4-pane central
sash windows and lateral lights of 1 x 2 panes. Similar lateral
windows to first and (of less height) to second floors all with wedge
lintels cut in simulation of chamfered rustication with central fluted
keystones. Arched central windows to first and second floors also
with simulated chamfering to the arched lintels and ogee mouldings to
the keystones. Right hand gable end: Lead down-pipe with dated
bracket and moulded rainwater head to far left bearing initials S B.
To the right of this are tripartite French windows at ground floor
level with a sash window to the first floor of 4 x 4 panes and another
to the second floor of 3 x 2 panes. The attic has a horizontally
sliding sash window of 2 lights. All these windows have stone sills
and lintels similar to those on the entrance front. To the rear: two-
storey late C19 extension extending across whole width of rear. Above
are two gabled wings each with a horizontally sliding sash window and
cambered heads.
Interior: Late C18 plan of 4 rooms to each floor with a central
corridor with oak staircase of two straight flights with half-landings
and ramped handrails with wreathed curtail, open string with moulded
brackets and stick balusters. The back stairs have square newels and
turned balusters to the lower flights. Drawing room: pine panelling
below moulded dado. Dining room: panelled marble fireplace.

Listing NGR: SJ5516863087

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

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