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Latitude: 53.1091 / 53°6'32"N
Longitude: -2.7618 / 2°45'42"W
OS Eastings: 349099
OS Northings: 357154
OS Grid: SJ490571
Mapcode National: GBR 7H.81NK
Mapcode Global: WH88W.K32S
Entry Name: Woodlake House
Listing Date: 1 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1278610
English Heritage Legacy ID: 405164
Location: Tattenhall and District, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Tattenhall and District
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Tattenhall St Alban
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 45 NE
Formerly farmhouse, now house: mid C16, remodelled and exterior fabric
dated 1683 for Charles Hurst, C20 extensions and alterations.
Rendered Flemish bond brick with stone dressings. Welsh slate roof, 1
large brick ridge chimney and 1 brick gable chimney. L-shaped plan
with porch in the angle. 2 and 3 storey, 3-bay north-east front.
Chamfered stone plinth, quoins, band at 1st floor and stone-coped
gables with finials on kneelers. Central bay projects under gable and
has 3-light casements under segmental brick heads. Right end bay of 2
storeys with similar windows and left end by is an addition in
keeping. North-west front has 3-storey gabled porch with a kneeler
and a scroll. Bead-moulded doorcase with a flat hood has CDH 1683
carved on lintel and has studded oak 3-board door.
Interior: Entry into main room. Large ashlar inglenook fireplace
with ovolo-moulded firebeam. This mould is on a doorcase, ceiling
beams with quirk and tongue stop and a frieze around half of the room.
Alongside fire is reset early C17 flat baluster stair now dated 1688
on finialled newels. To left is parlour through chamfered wooded case
with studded 3-board battered door with vertical wooded pegs not
hinges. Small room to rear of fireplace has panelling under
stairwell, a chequered frieze and setting for a diamond mullioned
grille. Upstairs, partition walls are timber framed and main room has
ovolo-moulded ceiling beams and moulded stone corner fireplace. 2
small rooms over porch entrances under arched heads, 1 with 3-board
A Tudor house remodelled in 1683 to give an odd plan with many early
Listing NGR: SJ 49099 57154
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