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Woodlake House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tattenhall, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

SJ 45 NE
5/90
1/3/1967

TATTENHALL C.P.
BOLESWORTH ROAD
(South Side)

Woodlake House

II*

GV

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
door.

A Tudor house remodelled in 1683 to give an odd plan with many early
fittings surviving.


Listing NGR: SJ 49099 57154

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

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