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Antrobus Hall, Garden Wall and Gatepiers

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mobberley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3068 / 53°18'24"N

Longitude: -2.2998 / 2°17'59"W

OS Eastings: 380122

OS Northings: 378917

OS Grid: SJ801789

Mapcode National: GBR DZC6.X9

Mapcode Global: WH998.N42R

Entry Name: Antrobus Hall, Garden Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58420

Location: Mobberley, Cheshire East, WA16

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Mobberley

Built-Up Area: Mobberley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Mobberley St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


7/45 Antrobus Hall, garden
wall and gatepiers.


House. 1709 with wing of c1760. Red English garden wall bond, stone
flagged roof. 2 storeys with attic and basement. Entrance front: 5
bays to ground floor, 4 to first floor, slightly staggered. Doorway
to left of centre with splayed wood, original door with 6 raised and
fielded panels and door knocker with date. 2 2-light casement windows
to either side with splayed heads. 4 2-light casement windows to
first floor of uneven size (replaced brickwork indicates that the
3-left-hand windows probably extended lower originally). String
course between the floor of ovolo-moulded brick. 2 cross-shaped gable
chimneys. South Eastern front: basement exposed due to slope of
ground. Raised band of single bricks between basement and ground
floor, ground floor and first floor and first floor and gable. 2
2-light segment headed casement windows to basement at far left and
right. 2 similar windows to ground floor. 2 similar windows to first
floor with flat splayed heads, the right hand one wider. Wing to left
hand side of c1760. C20 french windows to basement level. Segmental
splayed headed windows to first floor with stone cappings to walls and
gable. Later gable chimney. North western front: similar to south
eastern front but with 3 2-light segment headed casement windows to
basement. Left ground floor window bricked in. Rear elevation:
Gable capped staircase turret to centre. All windows are C20
Interior: Stone flagged floor to hall and panelled overdoor.
Parlour, has bolection moulded panelling perhaps somewhat later than
the house. Basement kitchen has bressumer to ingle nook fireplace.
Staircase, has rectangular panelled posts with dropped finials and
flat caps, balusters have knopped and spiral twisted bodies. Original
fielded panelled doors to ground and first floors. Abutting the house
are garden walls and gatepiers. Red English garden wall bond brick
with stone cappings and gatepiers. Rectangular enclosure to front of
house. Gatepiers on line with front door have moulded plinths,
rusticated stonework. Cyma moulded caps with drum finials and domed
gadroomed tops supporting flattened balls (one ball replaced) C20
arched gateway to left hand wall. C20 wrought iron gates to both

Listing NGR: SJ8012278917

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

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