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Portion of Lymm Grammar School Which Formerly Comprised Oughtrington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3787 / 53°22'43"N

Longitude: -2.4595 / 2°27'34"W

OS Eastings: 369529

OS Northings: 386969

OS Grid: SJ695869

Mapcode National: GBR CY8C.BK

Mapcode Global: WH98T.6B2N

Entry Name: Portion of Lymm Grammar School Which Formerly Comprised Oughtrington Hall

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423794

Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Built-Up Area: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Oughtrington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 68 NE LYMM C.P. OUGHTRINGTON LANE
(east side)

2/67 Portion of Lymm Grammar
School which formerly
comprised Oughtrington
Hall

II

Oughtrington Hall (now part of Lymm Grammar School) circa 1830.
Rendered walls with hipped grey slate roof. Canted centrepiece
contains unfluted Greek Doric portico with paired inner columns and
single corner columns, with 3 windows above. The wings are of 1
window. The lower windows, in segmental-arched recesses, have 3
sashes (a: b: a) divided by pilasters and with pilasters in reveals.
Plain recessed sashes in upper storey; all sashes have 2 panes.
Glazed porch in portico, probably late C19. 2 under-sized ridge
chimneys, symmetrically placed.
Interior: The hall has marble mantel with 2 cornucopiae and
shouldered architrave. Staff room (right) has heavily moulded plaster
cornice and a mantel of marble. Front and rear libraries (left) have
moulded plaster ceilings of geometrical panels and folding partition
in moulded case with square pediment; the front room has good marble
fireplace doubtfully ascribed to Adam, the rear room has Gothick
glazed bookcase above low range of cupboards. Open well stair (behind
hall) has 2 flights with oak steps, acanthus-decorated open string, 2
barleysugar and 1 fluted baluster per step, mahogany rail with curtail
and rectangular glazed lantern above.


Listing NGR: SJ6952986969

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

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