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Hough Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hough, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0538 / 53°3'13"N

Longitude: -2.4366 / 2°26'11"W

OS Eastings: 370832

OS Northings: 350812

OS Grid: SJ708508

Mapcode National: GBR 7X.CNN2

Mapcode Global: WH9BC.JHYR

Entry Name: Hough Hall

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57112

Location: Hough, Cheshire East, CW2

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Hough

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wybunbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 75 SW
2/35 Hough Hall


- II*

House. C17 with extensive early C19 additions and alterations and
early C20 additions and alterations. Red random bond brick with
ashlar dressings, a plain tile roof. Two storeys with attic.
Entrance front: 3 bays symmetrically disposed. Central doorway with
moulded wooden surround having pilaster strips to either side
supporting dosserets and an open pediment which holds a fanlight. C20
half-glazed oak door. To either side are sash windows of 4 x 4 panes
with ashlar sills and wedge lintels. Three similar windows to the
first floor. Moulded wooden cornice to the top of the wall above and
behind which are two 3 light hipped dormer windows. Ridge chimney
stack at right of centre and gable stacks to either end. The roof
tiles rake at each gable end. The right hand gable has ashlar
coping. To the left is an early C20 addition with single-light window
at right and to left of this a projecting bay with two blank
round-headed arches at right and left with ashlar quoins, voussoirs
and bands at the level of the springing and to the lower body. At
first floor level is a 4-light casement window to the right with
gable over and to left of this at the corner a canted 3/4-octagonal
oriel window.
Interior: C17 oak run-through panelling to the through-passage with a
decorative band of blind running arches to the top. The staircase has
rectangular newels and moulded balusters which appear to have been
adapted to its present setting. The dining room has chamfered ceiling
beams and C18 raised and fielded oak panelling with chair rail and
cyma-moulded cornice, two doors, each of 2 raised and fielded panels.
Early C20 bolection moulded fire surround and mantel shelf supported
on acanthus-moulded brackets. One ground floor and one first floor
room, each with raised and fielded early C19 pine panelling with
moulded chimney pieces and hob grates. Six and eight-panel pine doors
throughout the house.

Listing NGR: SJ7083250812

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

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