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Cotton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2032 / 53°12'11"N

Longitude: -2.3784 / 2°22'42"W

OS Eastings: 374819

OS Northings: 367411

OS Grid: SJ748674

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.2BS6

Mapcode Global: WH99M.FRN7

Entry Name: Cotton Hall

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406441

Location: Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East, CW4

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Holmes Chapel

Built-Up Area: Holmes Chapel

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Church Hulme (or Holmes Chapel) St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 76 NW

3/19 Cotton Hall
(Formerly listed under
14.2.67 the parish of Cranage)

- II*

Formerly farmhouse, now private house. Late C15 origins with late C17
alterations and C19 and C20 additions. Red brick and plaster infilled
timber framing with tile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays, gabled.
The east gable has softwood planted timbers covering oak timbers in
the same arrangement, this is small framing with decorative panel
infilling and vase shaped studs in late C17 style. Raking bressumer,
at first floor, carved in continuous diamond motif arid flanked by
consoles with female heads with ruffs. Jettied gable flanked by
carved consoles. 2-light ground floor window with original wrought
iron casements, on gudgeons, and lead lattice glazing. Replaced
3-light flush casement, with lattice glazing, at first floor. The
west gable-end is of old bricks with two-course-deep bands at first
floor and eaves. Pair of bolection-moulded 4-panel oak doors in heavy
chamfered frame. There is a French window with wing lights and leaded
glazing and at first floor level three replaced 2-light cross windows
with leaded glazing and stone sills. There is a blocked window in the
gable and the gables have barge boards. At the rear the north-east
gable has timbers showing above a full length lean-to. Large C20
additions rear north-west. High standing stacks flank both north
facing gables.
Interior: Timbers in internal walls including deep ground sill;
moulded mullion window in former external wall. Tudor arch shaped
heads in timber framing. Deep heavily moulded girding beam. Massive
octagonal posts. Ogee moulded, large girth frame members. Inglenook.
Deep bevelled floor beams and flat stop-chamfered mediaeval ceiling
joists. Main truss moulded posts with "T" shaped section and moulded
capping. The C15 trusses in the attic are at right angles to the C17
external gables. There is an arched braced truss with moulded canted
tie beam and curved braces and an intermediate collar truss with long
curved braces. Deep wall plates, massive jowls, at tops of posts,
studs in walls widely spaced without rails. Original purlins with
wind braces, wide boarded attic door on "H" hinges.

Listing NGR: SJ7481967411

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

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