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Tilstone Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Tilstone Fearnall, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1449 / 53°8'41"N

Longitude: -2.6461 / 2°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 356880

OS Northings: 361052

OS Grid: SJ568610

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.5ZQL

Mapcode Global: WH99W.B66X

Plus Code: 9C5V49V3+WH

Entry Name: Tilstone Lodge

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55812

Location: Tiverton and Tilstone Fearnall, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tiverton and Tilstone Fearnall

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tilstone Fearnall St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 56 SE
Tilstone Lodge
House. c.1832. By Thomas Harrison of Chester. Stuccoed brick with
ashlar dressings and a slate roof. Entrance front: Main block to
right with long service wing to left. The central three bays of the
main block have a porte cochere to the ground floor supported by two
pairs of unfluted elongated Doric columns. Large tripartite window
behind with double glazed front doors to centre each of 1 x 4 panes
with a 2-light rectangular overdoor and side lights of 1 x 5 panes
each. Panelled wooden surround to the whole. Sash windows to either
side of 3 x 4 panes and 3 similar windows to the first floor, that at
the left now blind. Moulded string course between floors continuing
the cornice of the porte cochere to the extreme right is a recessed,
blind half-bay and at the left is a recessed bay, the start of the
service wing, which is of lower proportions than the main block. This
bay has a porchway at ground floor level with a window of 3 x 4 panes
above. To the left of this are three bays each having windows of 3 x 4
panes to both floors and to the left again a lower continuation of the
service wing with 5 scattered bays. Right hand side: segmental bay at
left with three pairs of French windows to the ground floor and three
first floor windows each of 3 x 4 panes. C20 iron trellis before,
supporting a balcony. To the right is a mid/late C19 single storey
addition of 4 bays with semi-circular arched windows and panelled
pilasters between with a hipped roof. Rear: central segment bay
with triple-light window to the ground floor with a central pair of
French windows and lateral lights of 1 x 5 panes. To right and 1eft of
this are tripartite windows with central lights of 3 x 4 panes and
lateral lights of 1 x 4 panes. The three first floor windows are each
of 3 x 4 panes and rest upon the string course. Service wing at right
and the end of the mid/late C19 single storey addition at left with a
single round-arched window set between pairs of panelled pilasters.
Built for Admiral Tollemache (who changed his name from Halliday) the
house was the Cheshire seat of the Tollemache family prior to the
building of Peckforton Castle.

Listing NGR: SJ5688061052

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