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Church Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nether Alderley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2817 / 53°16'54"N

Longitude: -2.2387 / 2°14'19"W

OS Eastings: 384178

OS Northings: 376108

OS Grid: SJ841761

Mapcode National: GBR DZTH.39

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.LS41

Entry Name: Church Hall

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Last Amended: 6 July 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58285

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

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Listing Text


4/118 Church Hall
[formerly listed as
Parish Hall (Old School)]



Formerly school, now church hall and parish council chamber: dated
1628 for Hugh Shaw, addition to rear dated 1817 for Rev. Edward
Stanley. Ashlar red sandstone. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone
ridge and 1 brick chimney. Originally rectangular in plan now
L-shaped. 1½-storey, 3-bay north front. Left end bay has a studded
oak board door under a wooden lintel approached by 5-steps. Central
bay has a rebated 4-light chamfered stone mullioned window with a
similar 3-light in a stone coped and column finialled gabled half
dormer. To right is a bead-moulded doorcase with a heavy cambered
lintel containing a studded, 3-board oak door with iron strap hinges.
Above plaque reads "Mr Hugh Shaw Clerk built this School Ano 1628. Mr
Thomas Deane de Park Endowed it Jany 30th 1694".
Similar 4 and 5-light mullions in the gable end. To right and set
back is part of additional range on stone plinth and with a projecting
band at 1st floor and a 3-light chamfered stone mullion in 1st storey
below a small coped gable containing the date plaque. Square wooden
bellcote on ridge with shaped lead roof and ball finial.
Interior: in the original the schoolroom was above and the master's
house below. Chamfered ceiling beam with flat and tongue stop and
studded 8-board door with cambered wooden lintel between old and new
portions. Very heavy roof timbers visible in old schoolroom.
Addition has some panelling from the church.

Listing NGR: SJ8417876108

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

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