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The Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2821 / 53°16'55"N

Longitude: -2.0777 / 2°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 394916

OS Northings: 376124

OS Grid: SJ949761

Mapcode National: GBR FZXH.Z5

Mapcode Global: WHBBJ.1RWR

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58065

Location: Rainow, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Rainow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Rainow Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 97 NW RAINOW C.P. SUGAR LANE
(South Side)

2/154 The Old Hall

14/4/1967

II

Formerly farmhouse now house: earlier C17 with addition dated 1690 and
C20 alterations. Coursed squared buff sandstone rubble. Kerridge
stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 3 stone chimneys. T-shaped in plan.
2-storey, 3-bay south front. Blocked door in right end bay under hood
mould. Other bays have C20 windows under hood moulds. Right gable
end has 4, 2-light chamfered stone mullions under hood moulds and one
left gable end has 1 similar 3-light, 3 2-lights and 2 1-lights. Wing
to rear has 2-storey, 3-bay east front. Left end bay has a heavy door
lintel with FES (for Francis Stevenson) 1690 carved on it. (A C20
copy taken from the original rainhead). A 2-light stone mullion and a
tiny leaded light to attic above. 3-light stone mullions in central
bay, 2-light in right end bay. Good rainhead is 1930 copy of the
original but some original decorated lead guttering.
Interior: Timber-framed partition walls. Dogleg C17 staircase with
shaped and pierced flat balusters, moulded handrail and square newels.
Most doors 6-panelled with reeded rails, turned handles and wooden
latches. Roof structure has 2 trusses of tiebeam, 2 diagonal struts
and a collar. 2 chamfered beams in main room with plain stops.

The continuation of the wing towards the road was rebuilt in 1975 and
is not included in the item. Formerly known as Sugar Lane Farmhouse.


Listing NGR: SJ9491676124

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

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