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Bulkeley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bulkeley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.079 / 53°4'44"N

Longitude: -2.7132 / 2°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 352320

OS Northings: 353768

OS Grid: SJ523537

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.B1FD

Mapcode Global: WH88X.9V7Y

Plus Code: 9C5V37HP+JP

Entry Name: Bulkeley Hall

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56840

ID on this website: 101138610

Location: Gallantry Bank, Cheshire East, Cheshire, SY14

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bulkeley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bickerton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Mansion, mid C 18. Brown brick with old slate hipped roof 3 storeys. 7 bays. The rear service wing (north-west) completes an "L" shaped plan. Stone plinth, rusticated quoins, first and second floor sill bands. Pair of fully glazed, 2~-panel-high sash doors, approached up four steps and set in deeply recessed opening, flanking by reeded wooden columns and with fluted frieze and radial bar fanlight. Recessed sashes, with glazing bars, stone sills and stone skewback heads. Bracketed wooden cornice, projecting gable stacks, lead hips and sandstone ridge. Some built-up window openings at the rear.
INTERIOR: Much joinery and plasterwork ofC18 remains. There are panelled window shutters, six-panel doors, with wide beaded architraves and rosettes in the angles, and plaster cornices, in anthemion form, to all main ground and first floor rooms. There is one floor of small square sandstone slabs set diagonally. The ceilings of the Dining and Reception Rooms are formed into panels by beams which have the anthemion cornices. There are marble mantels in two ground floor rooms. A central room has a large segmental arch, panelled in plaster, dividing it into two and there is a large plastered recess with semicircular head in the Dining Room. The staircase is geometrical with moulded balusters, cut and bracketed string and polished hardwood handrail. There are bevelled beams, which may date from an earlier building, at ground and first floor level.

Listing NGR: SJ5232053768

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