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Lyme Green Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2334 / 53°14'0"N

Longitude: -2.1264 / 2°7'34"W

OS Eastings: 391660

OS Northings: 370715

OS Grid: SJ916707

Mapcode National: GBR 11P.974

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.9ZPL

Entry Name: Lyme Green Hall

Listing Date: 25 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58655

Location: Sutton, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Sutton

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Sutton St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/70 Lyme Green Hall


- II

Small country house. c.1912 with later additions and alterations of
1930's. Coursed rubble with
ashlar dressings and slate roof with lead flashings. Two storeys with
attic. Entrance front: Three bays symmetrically disposed. Central
later porch with moulded doorcase and moulded lugged surround having
triple keystone which projects upwards through broken open pediment.
Pilaster strips to sides and cyma-moulded coping. Above this and to
both floors at right and left are sash windows of 3 x 4 panes with
wedge lintels carved in simulation of voussoir blocks with chamfered
rustication and raised keystones. Ashlar sills to all these windows
and all others on the house. Two dormer attic windows of 2 casement
lights with flat leaded roofs. Two-bay addition at right with
chamfered quoins and staircase sash windws of 3 x 7 panes starting at
mezzanine level and extending through first floor. Voussoir blocks of
ascending height with central chamfered keystones (a pattern common to
all windows of the later building unless otherwise indicated).
Further projection to right of this of 2 bays with chamfered quoins,
moulded cornice and sash windows of 3 x 5 panes to ground floor and 3
x 4 panes to first floor. Garden front (all of later building): 9
bays. Projecting ashlar plinth. Chamfered quoins to corners and
moulded cornice. Central 3-bay recessed portion with canted bay to
ground floor with central sash window of 4 x 5 panes and windows to
angles of 2 x 5 panes. Wrought iron balcony railing above bay with
window of 3 x 4 sash panes. Two-light dormer to attic. Angled bays
to either side in re-entrant angles. These have doorways to ground
floor with moulded surrounds including triple keystones, the central
of which are very prominent. Segmental relieving arches over.
Doorway at left is a recent replacement. That at right French windows
each leaf of 2 x 5 panes. Balconies above with wrought iron railings
and stone platforms with similar French windows. Projecting 3-bay
wings to either side, that at left having gound floor sash window of 3
x 5 panes and 2-bay projection to right with low sash windows of 3 x 6
panes with pilaster strips at sides.

Listing NGR: SJ9166070715

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