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Tarvin Hall

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1972 / 53°11'49"N

Longitude: -2.7656 / 2°45'56"W

OS Eastings: 348952

OS Northings: 366951

OS Grid: SJ489669

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.2LPY

Mapcode Global: WH889.HW8V

Entry Name: Tarvin Hall

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55765

Location: Tarvin, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tarvin

Built-Up Area: Tarvin

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarvin St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 46 NE TARVIN C.P. HIGH STREET
(South Side)

2/61 Tarvin Hall

1/3/1967

GV II*

Formerly manor house, later school, now house: mid-late C18 (graffito
date 1776 found during roof repairs) late C19 extension to rear.
Flemish bond orange brick with painted stone dressings. Hipped Welsh
slate roof of 2 parallel ranges. Brick chimneys. Double-pile plan.
3-storey symmetrical 3-bay east front. Moulded stone plinth, band at
1st floor and modillion cornice. End bays have Venetian windows on
lower 2 floors with fine gauged and rubbed brick heads, semi-circular
headed sashes above (all have lost glazing bars) central bay projects
forward slightly under a low pediment. Ground storey stuccoed with
Tuscan doorcase. 4-panelled door with a semi-circular fanlight and
scrolled glazing bars that breaks the pediment. 1st floor window has
a partial balustrade below an eared architrave with semi-circular
head and a raised key block to plain sash. 4-pane sash above. Small
1-storey portion to the right carries a similar balustrade and
contains a 12-pane sash. To left side are 2 added canted bays and
extension to rear in Ruabon brick.
Interior: Hall has panelled dado and simple wooden doorcases. Broad
elliptical arch with panelled soffits on fluted pilasters leads to
stairwell. Oak well staircase with curving mahogany handrail and
fluted square balusters. Pierced and fluted brackets on open string,
painted panelled dado with fluted pilasters on closed string.
6-panelled door flanked by quarter columns to rock cut cellar.
Downstairs later basalt and marble fireplaces. Shouldered architraves
to doors upstairs. Main room has Neo-Classical detailing. Doorcases
have frieze of husks, broken pediments with central urn. Panelled
dado carries fluted Corinthian pilasters. Ceiling frieze of husks and
an ovolo and modillion cornice. Blocked fireplace with shouldered
architrave.

The house formerly extended to left via a 1 storey portion to a large
end pavilion with a lantern. The same decorative details were carried
through.


Listing NGR: SJ4895266951

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

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