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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227311
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423794
Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13
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
SJ 68 NE LYMM C.P. OUGHTRINGTON LANE
2/67 Portion of Lymm Grammar
School which formerly
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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