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Butley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestbury, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.292 / 53°17'31"N

Longitude: -2.149 / 2°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 390167

OS Northings: 377238

OS Grid: SJ901772

Mapcode National: GBR FZFC.KM

Mapcode Global: WHBBG.YJV3

Entry Name: Butley Hall

Listing Date: 14 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58367

Location: Prestbury, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 97 NW PRESTBURY C.P. SCOTT ROAD
(South Side)

6/201 Butley Hall
(Nos 1-7)

14/4/1967
II

Formerly hall, now flats: late C17 core, facade dated 1777 on
rainheads for Downes family with C19 addition to north and C20
alterations to flats. Coursed squared buff sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings. Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 5 brick
chimneys. Main portion of original house has a 3-storey, 7-bay front
(2:3:2). Central 3 bays step forward slightly under a triangular
pediment. Doorcase has a shouldered architrave and segmental pediment
and contains a grained 6-panelled door with raised fields. 4-pane
sashes have Gibbsian heads and top storey has 2-light horizontal
sliding sashes. Modillion cornice. Bays to side have plain stone
lintels to similar windows. To left is a 3-bay, 1-storey portion
containing a venetian window and an ovolo-moulded doorcase. Similar
to right but later raised to 3 storeys in keeping with remainder. To
rear remains of 3-storey, 3-gabled C17 front now with barge boards
with Greek key pattern and remodelled 2-light stone mullions.
Symmetry now spoilt by 3-storey canted bay to right and addition to
left.
Interior: Hall has 3 ovolo-moulded ceiling beams and late C17 oak
well staircase with twisted balusters, square newels and heavy
handrail. Panelling in stairwell C20 but with panels of earlier
carving. Late C18 panelled shutters and window seats in downstairs
rooms.


Listing NGR: SJ9016777238

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