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Whitehall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2431 / 53°14'34"N

Longitude: -2.5389 / 2°32'19"W

OS Eastings: 364135

OS Northings: 371916

OS Grid: SJ641719

Mapcode National: GBR BZQY.45

Mapcode Global: WH99B.ZR55

Plus Code: 9C5V6FV6+6F

Entry Name: Whitehall

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402985

Location: Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Hartford

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Hartford St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description

HARTFORD C.P. SCHOOL LANE
SJ 67 SW
(East Side)
4/38 Whitehall

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GV II

Formerly villa, now council offices: 1835 by John Douglas Sen., some
C20 extensions and alterations. Stuccoed brick, hipped Welsh slate
roof. L-shaped in plan. 2-storey symmetrical 7-bay entrance front.
Plinth, end pilasters, band at 1st floor sill level and projecting
eaves. Central bay steps forward slightly under a flat triangular
pediment and has an Ionic porch antis approached by 3 steps. Within
are a pair of half-glazed doors in a simple architrave and apair of
semi-circular headed niches to the sides. Recessed 12-pane sash above
and in remaining bays where there are recessed fielded panels below
sill level on the ground floor. Garden front has a 2-storey canted
bay at its centre and a good cast-iron verandah around the ground
storey with a tented felted roof. Tripartite windows in the end
bays. Wing extends to the right in a similar style. Irregular
extensions to the north side.
Interior: entrance into the hall open to the roof and lit by an
octagonal lantern with an acanthus boss. Hall contains an open well
staircase with delicate iron balusters and a bracketted open string.
Room to right has plaster panelled walls and a frieze and ceiling in
early C20 Neo-classical style. Fireplace with giant Corinthian
columns. Panelled shutters to deep casements. Room beyond has
Jacobean style fireplace with re-used marquetry panels and plaster
panelled dado, and a servery with fluted pilasters.


Listing NGR: SJ6413571916

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