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The Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mobberley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3138 / 53°18'49"N

Longitude: -2.313 / 2°18'46"W

OS Eastings: 379246

OS Northings: 379700

OS Grid: SJ792797

Mapcode National: GBR DZ93.1S

Mapcode Global: WH992.FYTY

Plus Code: 9C5V8M7P+GR

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 5 March 1959

Last Amended: 20 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58422

Also known as: Mobberly Hall

ID on this website: 101139557

Location: Knolls Green, Cheshire East, Cheshire, WA16

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Mobberley

Built-Up Area: Mobberley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Mobberley St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: English country house

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6/47 The Old Hall (formerly
listed as Mobberley Old
5.3.59 Hall)


House. Early C17 with late C17 additions. Red and orange English
garden wall bond brick. Stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic and
basement. North west front: Left-hand portion of c1612, 4 bays with
2-light windows with stone mullions and surrounds. 4 similar shorter
windows to first floor, all with leaded panes. Central
shallow-pitched gable with stone dressings. 2 bays to right hand
portion of c1676 slightly projecting. Stone base; 2 storey
semi-octagonal angled bay window to left hand side with mullioned and
transomed windows of 4 lights to centre and 2 lights to each angle.
2 2-light mullioned windows to angles at basement level. 4-light
mullioned and transomed window to right-hand side with similar above
and 3 light mullioned window to basement. String courses above ground
and first floor windows, armigerous lead rainwater head and downpipe.
3 C19 ridge chimneys. South west front: gable end probably a rebuild
of early C18. 3 bays, symmetrical, central front door with stone
four-centred arch to doorway. C19 door with 6 raised and fielded
panels. 2-light mullioned and transomed window to first floor centre
with cambered head and keystone. Bricked in windows with stone cills,
cambered heads and keystones to both floors and circular recess to
gable surrounding small 2-light window. Stone cappings and ball
finial to gable. Stone quoins to corners. Rear facade: portion to
left with segment headed 2-light casement to left with mezzanine
sash-window to staircase landing of 4 x 5 panes. Arms on lead
rainwater head with decorated brackets to down pipe to right of
staircase window. Square bay to right with stone quoins. 6-light
mullioned basement window. C18 segment-headed sash windows above with
stone cills. Stone cappings and ball finials to bay. C20 abutment in
inner angle to right of this. Door to right with 2-panel Cl7 door in
stone surround with cambered splayed-headed 3 x 3 pane window
immediately above and 4 x 6 pane window to first floor. Bulls-eye
window above, both in a recess. Corner stairs in inner angle to
right. 2-light ground and first floor windows to right again with C19
dormer to attic at far right. In front of this is a wing, possibly a
detached kitchen, now attached. Kneelers and coped gables. Now
altered. C19 2-light casement to ground floor with C19 sash of 4 x 6
Interior: Dining Room. C17 and C19 moulded panelling. Jacobean
fireplace with marquetry panels to overmantel. Beed moulded cornice.
Similar panelling to ground floor hallway. William and Mary panelling
to study with angle fireplace. Staircase c1750 with newels formed of
4 balusters. Deep ramped rail. Dado to wall of similar pattern. 5
6-panel doors to first floor landing contemporary with staircase.
First floor drawing room has bolecteon-moulded panelling and angle
fireplace. Sawn chamfered ceiling beams throughout ground floor
rooms. Some archaeological evidence that the late C17 portion was
originally intended to be larger including foundations for a further
semi-octagonal window to the south.

Listing NGR: SJ7924679700

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