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Latitude: 53.2835 / 53°17'0"N
Longitude: -2.236 / 2°14'9"W
OS Eastings: 384360
OS Northings: 376302
OS Grid: SJ843763
Mapcode National: GBR DZTG.PP
Mapcode Global: WHBBF.MQFP
Entry Name: The Old Hall
Listing Date: 14 April 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139591
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58295
Location: Nether Alderley, Cheshire East, SK10
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Nether Alderley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Alderley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 87 NW NETHER ALDERLEY C.P. CONGLETON ROAD
4/128 The Old Hall
Manor house: early-mid C17 for Sir Thomas Stanley II with earlier
fragments and addition and alterations of 1912 by Edmund Warre of
London; English garden wall bond red brick with some purple bands.
Buff sandstone dressings, Kerridge stone-slate roof and 3 brick
chimneys, 2 with diamond shaped end stacks. Rectangular plan. 2 and
3-storey, 3-bay south front. Projecting stone band at 1st floor.
Central bay of 3-storeys has rebated 5-light chamfered stone mullioned
windows in ground and 1st storey and similar 3-light under a hood
mould in a stone-coped and ball finialled gable. To left is a bead
moulded stone doorcase with a cambered lintel and a 3-light window
above. To right is a C20 door. Additions in ashlar to west are of
Interior: Main room has light oak wainscotting (probably 1912) and
2-panelled doors with large diamonds in each panel. Heavy chamfered
ceiling beams. Remainder of interior unexceptional.
What survives is an addition to the earliest hall of C16. A major
Baroque front of 1754 was destroyed by fire in 1779 and demolished and
this led to the building of the now demolished Alderley Park. The Old
Hall stands in a decorative moat made by adding an arm to the mill
pond in the late C16.
Listing NGR: SJ8436376304
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