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Market Hall

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

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Latitude: 53.1589 / 53°9'32"N

Longitude: -2.6688 / 2°40'7"W

OS Eastings: 355380

OS Northings: 362631

OS Grid: SJ553626

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.4SB9

Mapcode Global: WH88J.ZVBN

Entry Name: Market Hall

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57245

Location: Tarporley, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tarporley

Built-Up Area: Tarporley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarporley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1/57 Market Hall (formerly
listed as Market Court)


Market hall. Mid/Late C18. Plum coloured Flemish bond brick with
slate roof and ashlar dressings. Two storeys. Entrance front: 5
bays with slightly projecting lateral bays, stone plinth and quoins
and band between floors. C20 doorway at left with glazed door and
pedimental surround. The right hand ground floor projection
encompasses both right hand bays and has a round arched driveway with
stone springers set low (a later alteration probably dating from the
walling of the ground floor which was previously open). To the centre
are two arches of the original triple-arched market space. Tuscan
pillar to centre and 1/2-pillar at right both with entasis. The first
floor has 5 sash windows of 3 x 4 panes with stone sills and
flat-arched lintels with key stones. Cornice above with central
slightly projecting broken pediment. Hipped roof. To the left is a
driveway with a first floor link to the Swan Hotel (q.v.). Under this
driveway on the right hand side are two large oval panels with moulded
Interior: The ground floor, which was an open market area has Tuscan
pillars. The first floor room has some painted panelling and is now
connected to the Swan Hotel (q.v.) and used as the dining room of the
Cheshire Hunt.

Listing NGR: SJ5538062631

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

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