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Wades Green Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Church Minshull, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1333 / 53°7'59"N

Longitude: -2.5156 / 2°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 365601

OS Northings: 359693

OS Grid: SJ656596

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.6MGG

Mapcode Global: WH99Y.BHBT

Entry Name: Wades Green Hall

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56745

Location: Church Minshull, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Church Minshull

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Church Minshull St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

Wade's Green

6/24 Wades Green Hall

Farmhouse, early C17, with alterations and additions. White painted
brick and areas of timber framing with slate and tile roofs. 2
storeys and attic. 3 bays, the rear (west) wing forms and "L" shaped
plan. 6-panel recessed entrance door with panelled lining and reeded
pilasters, fronted by segmental arched hood off oak framed trellis.
Replaced 3-light flush casements to ground and first floor in frames
with projecting sills, stiles and heads. The three large timber
framed gabled dormers have leaded wrought iron casements, patterned
apex timbering and barge boards with finials. Timber framing at rear
(west) above first floor level and to north gable. Large projecting
stack at north gable with 4-stepped horse mounting block, with
moulded platform edges, at its base. Central square stack with arched
recessed panels to four faces. The front roof slope is tiled whereas
the rear (west) slope is of slates. The rear (north west) wing is red
brick with slate roof.
Interior: The east building has a floor of small square stone slabs
set diagonally. There is a section of an original external wall with
small framing and a sealed up mullion window with ovolo moulded
bressumer above. Ovolo moulded and deep bevelled beams, all with
stops. Wide oak staircase with spiral balusters, heavy handrail and
panelled newels with cappings. On the first floor there are 2-panel
Jacobean doors, exposed timbers, a sealed up window in the north
gable, Oak flooring and deep bevelled beams. The rear wing has flat
ceiling joists, in the mediaeval style, and a large-section mediaeval
beam moulded one side and deep bevelled the other which is probably a
respositioned inglenook bressumer. The house is locally claimed to
have been the home of General Wade.

Listing NGR: SJ6560159693

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

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