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Latitude: 53.3127 / 53°18'45"N
Longitude: -2.3431 / 2°20'35"W
OS Eastings: 377239
OS Northings: 379579
OS Grid: SJ772795
Mapcode National: GBR DZ24.J6
Mapcode Global: WH991.ZZFT
Entry Name: Dukenfield Hall
Listing Date: 5 March 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1230099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58432
Location: Mobberley, Cheshire East, WA16
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Mobberley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Mobberley St Wilfrid
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 77 NE MOBBERLEY C.P. (off) KNUTSFORD ROAD
6/57 Dukenfield Hall.
House. Early and Mid C17 with C19 and C20 additions. Plum coloured
English garden wall bond brick with stone dressings and stone-slate
roof. 2 storeys with attic. Central hall. Entrance front: E-shaped
with 3 projecting gabled wings. Central wing: segment headed
entrance. Porch to ground floor with C19 blank doorway with iron
hinges and nails. C19 3-light mullioned and transomed wooden casement
window to first floor with lintel of headers. Square wooden casement
window to attic. Ground floor windows to either side have paired
relieving arches over each window falling in the centre but without a
mullion support (apparently none ever intended). Hood mould over all.
Cl9 wooden 3-light casement windows. First floor windows have
cambered arched tops with splayed heads. Left hand wing has 2 ground
floor windows with basket relieving arches now containing C19 3-light
casements with flat tops and C19 brickwork in tympana. One similar
window to first floor 3-light splayed-head casement windows to ground
and first floor of righthand-wing with mullions and transoms. String
course of 2 rows of stretchers on one of headers across whole facade.
All three gable wings have stone quoins and gable cappings and balls
to the apex and corners of each gable. 2-flue ridge chimney stack to
left of centre and 3-flue ridge stack to centre of right hand gable
wing, both with diamond-shaped flues. Rear facade: gabled wing to
right hand side with stone copings and balls at apex and corners of
gable. C19 door adjacent and Cl9 4-light casement window to ground
floor. C19 3-light casement window to attic. The remaining windows
all C20 replacements including 3 gabled dormer windows with shingles
on gable face and 2-light casements. C20 gabled wing to left in
keeping. South west front has all C20 fenestration including angled
bay faced with shingles. Large 3-flue chimney stack to North-east
front with three C19 diamond-shaped stacks.
Interior: Central cruck framed hall with 2 pairs of raised crucks,
one at each end with cambered truss above and queen posts rising to
principals. Hall divided by later C17 incursions including small
framing dividing wall at North eastern end with adjacent stone hearth
and division into 2 floors with ceiling beams with run-out stops.
Kitchen to North east has ingle-nook fireplace with large bead-moulded
bressumer with run-out stops. Dining room has mid C17 plasterwork to
ceiling. 2 central panels on either side of a bead-moulded
end-stopped beam high-relief leaf-moulded oval panel with patera in
centre. Similar smaller panel with palm leaves around patera. 6
panels to sides with flower and plant sprays. Staircase to hall with
ribbed newel posts and turned balusters, and octagonal caps of oval
section. Pargetting on staircase panel between floors showing
leopard's mask. 2nd similar staircase with octagonal finials of round
section with repeated cotton-bobbin section to balusters.
Listing NGR: SJ7723979579
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