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Trafford Hall with Attached Service Wing and Carriage House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wimbolds Trafford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2436 / 53°14'37"N

Longitude: -2.8239 / 2°49'25"W

OS Eastings: 345117

OS Northings: 372162

OS Grid: SJ451721

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZQX.FY

Mapcode Global: WH882.LQJQ

Entry Name: Trafford Hall with Attached Service Wing and Carriage House

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Last Amended: 20 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55438

Location: Mickle Trafford and District, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Mickle Trafford and District

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton-le-Moors with Ince and Elton

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 47SE
5/55

WIMBOLDS TRAFFORD C.P.
INCE LANE (East Side)
Trafford Hall with attached service wing and carriage house

(Formerly listed as Wimbolds Trafford Hall)

1.6.67

II*

House. 1756 with added side wings and at rear. Brown brick, in
Flemish bond, slate roofs, stone dressings, 3 storeys with cellars.
5 windows, with central bay projecting forward slightly. Sashes
with glazing bars have stone cills and splayed heads with rusticated
voussoirs and projecting keystones. Central Doric tetrastyle porch.
Double doors, panelled, part glazed below rectangular fan with
semicircular glazing bars, in shouldered doorcase. Brick parapet
has stone piers at the angles of the centre bay. Moulded cornice
across front and turning round corners. Moulded stone plinth,
rusticated quoins. Right hand side has 1st floor Venetian window
and 2nd floor Diocletian window, between blank windows with similar
dressings. At left hand side is 2 storey service wing, behind brick
wall with rusticated stone gate piers with flat stone coping and
pyramidal capping. Similar single pier on wall to right of house.
Attached to service wing is former carriage house possibly incorporating
earlier kitchens. Brown brick, hipped slate roof, rusticated stone
quoins. House has iron downspouts and rainwater heads, dated 1756.
Interior. Doors of 6 raised and fielded panels in lugged doorcases,
which in hall have plain frieze and flat cornice, and inside rooms
are pedimented. 1st floor doorcase has imbricated frieze and egg
and dart mouldings on architrave. Doorcase with semicircular fan
opposite Venetian window. Dining room walls have large bolection
panel. Panelled dado in former library and at 1st floor. Fireplaces
mostly original, one has Ionic pilasters. Some overmantels. Attic
room has fireplace and overmantel with raised and fielded planels
between panelled pilasters and raised and fielded panelled cupboards.
Moulded cornices, panelled shutters. Open string stair has 3 turned
and twisted balusters per tread, turned newels, moulded rail and
curtail, floral brackets.

Pevsner and Hubbard. Ormerod, G., History of the County Palatine
and City of Chester 2nd ed. London (1882).


Listing NGR: SJ4511772162

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