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Cogshall Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2972 / 53°17'50"N

Longitude: -2.5536 / 2°33'13"W

OS Eastings: 363196

OS Northings: 377952

OS Grid: SJ631779

Mapcode National: GBR BZL9.YR

Mapcode Global: WH994.RD53

Entry Name: Cogshall Hall

Listing Date: 27 August 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57492

Location: Comberbach, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Comberbach

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Great Budworth St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 67 NW COMBERBACH C.P. SENNA LANE
South Site

5/28 Cogshall Hall

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GV II*

Country house, circa 1830; Flemish bond red-brown brick; grey slate
hipped roof. 2 storeys, rectangular; 5 windows to entrance front; 7
to right face; 5 to left face; recessed flat-roofed kitchen wing added
to rear early C20. Plain plinth and 1st floor band, moulded cornice
and plain parapet of stone. Projecting tetrastyle unfluted Ionic
portico with straight entablature to front; similar distyle portico at
centre of right side; doorway in stone architrave at centre of left
side. Part-glazed double doors to each entrance, that to front a
facsimile replacement, have overlights with looped oval centrepieces
intersected by radial bars. 12-pane recessed sashes - those above
entrances have stone architraves, those elsewhere have flat
gauged-brick arches and projecting stone cills. Left face has
tripartite window to each side of doorway. 4 brick chimneys,
symmetrically placed.
Interior: Hall; inner doors and overlight, as outer doors; pair of
Ionic columns; central corridor to rear; one front room to each side
of hall; suite of rooms right of corridor; dogleg stair and 1 rear
room left of corridor. The principal rooms have good plaster cornices
with floral, foliar and fruit motifs. The 2 front rooms have good
panelled plaster ceilings; one has overmantel supported by 2 dancing
maidens in marble. Stair has open string with shaped brackets, a
turned and carved baluster and a stick baluster to each step, winders
between flights, mahogany rail and wreath. Nicely detailed basket
archway between stair landing and front corridor; good plaster
cornices in bedrooms, less rich than downstairs.
Cellars with brick-vaulted ceilings and ventilated wooden doors.
A good and complete example of a late Georgian country house.


Listing NGR: SJ6320078036

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

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