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A Grade II Listed Building in Acton Bridge, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2762 / 53°16'34"N

Longitude: -2.6101 / 2°36'36"W

OS Eastings: 359412

OS Northings: 375641

OS Grid: SJ594756

Mapcode National: GBR BZ6K.Q9

Mapcode Global: WH993.WX88

Plus Code: 9C5V79GQ+FX

Entry Name: Wolverley

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401943

Location: Acton Bridge, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Acton Bridge

Built-Up Area: Acton Bridge

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Weaverham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 57 NE
(West Side)
1/6 Wolverley

- II

House: early C17 core, extended and remodelled late C18 with minor
C19 and C20 additions. Flemish bond orange and red brick with some
yellow headers. Graduated Welsh slate roof with a stone ridge and
coping. 1 gable and lateral brick chimneys. Long rectangular plan,
perhaps developing from C17 hall and crosswing. 2-storey, 6-bay south
front. Right hand 3 bays present a symmetrical facade with channelled
stone heads and moulded composite stone sills to C20 steel casements
with glazing bars. Central bay has recent Tuscan porch and doorcase
to 6-panelled door. 3 bays to left are set back and have 2 and
3-light steel casements under segmental brick heads and a central
6-panelled door in a heavy wooden case. Sun lounge added to the left.
Interior: room to left of entrance reveals timber small framing which
also survives inside the brick skin, in parts. Several rooms have
ovolo-moulded ceiling beams with jewelled stops of this period. The
majority of the fittings are late C18. Good oak well staircase with
turned balusters, moulded and ramped handrail with a spiral end. Cut
brackets on open string. Fielded panelling in the well. 4 and 6-
fielded panelled doors in doorcases with panelled soffits. Fragments
of C17 painted glass in the stairwell window.

Listing NGR: SJ5941275641

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