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Boughton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1901 / 53°11'24"N

Longitude: -2.8625 / 2°51'44"W

OS Eastings: 342469

OS Northings: 366242

OS Grid: SJ424662

Mapcode National: GBR 7C.315M

Mapcode Global: WH88G.026P

Plus Code: 9C5V54RQ+32

Entry Name: Boughton Hall

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Last Amended: 23 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469772

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Boughton

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description


CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ46NW FILKINS LANE
1932-1/2/37 (East side)
10/01/72 Boughton Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
CHAPEL LANE
Boughton Hall)

II

Country house, later children's home, now Barnado's offices.
C17 extended late C18 to early C19, extended late C19 with
some later C20 alterations. Old brown brick, stone-dressed in
part, and yellow brick; grey slate roofs. An E-shaped house,
the recess left of porch built up c1800.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; C19 three-storey yellow brick wing, left.
The C17 and Georgian house has 3 semicircular stone steps to
porch with flush red sandstone quoins; the left wing has three
16-pane sashes to each floor, the left two to ground floor
flush; recessed bay right of porch has a flush 16-pane sash
under relieving arch; sash, now 4-pane, under segmental arch
in right wing; flush stone first floor band to porch bay and
recessed bay; 12-pane sash under cambered head above doorway;
16-pane flush sash in recessed bay; 12-pane sash under gauged
brick arch in right wing. Entrance has basket-arched opening
with armorial stone above, replaced part-glazed door in
round-arched opening in substantial C17 oak case; studded
broad-board inner door of oak.
The right end has a C20 outshut to ground floor, with stone
plinth and a 16-pane recessed sash under gauged brick arch in
old part behind; two recessed 12-pane sashes to first floor.
The rear has two 16-pane sashes and an inserted door to ground
floor then alterations and extension; two 12-pane sashes and a
16-pane sash to first floor.
The late C19 left wing projects forward; a stone-corbelled
oriel in east side; a circular stair-turret further back,
right. INTERIOR: a late C16-C17 fireplace with tiled cheeks
depicting biblical scenes; doors of 6 margined panels;
L-shaped right front room has a segmental Georgian arch to
each arm of the L; Georgian fireplace with Ionic pillars.
Stair right of hall, probably oak, of one flight with winders
through 90 degrees at top has open string, shaped brackets,
covered steps, curtail, rose, 2 turned balusters per step and
swept rail. A Georgian fireplace and overmantel left of hall;
an open-well open-string oak stair left of hall, probably
inserted or partly replaced C19. Inner side of front door has
C17 hinges.


Listing NGR: SJ4246966242

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