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Description: The Old Hall
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 149475
OS Grid Reference: SO3991971098
OS Grid Coordinates: 339919, 271098
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3347, -2.8832
SO 37 SE ADFORTON CP -
5/9 The Old Hall
House. Possibly C14 or C15 with C17 and later alterations. Timber-
frame with rendered finish. Welsh slate roof. Sandstone rubble and
brick stacks. Rectangular plan aligned roughly east/west. One storey
and attic. South elevation has 1:1 windows, a small square light to
left and one 3-light early C20 casement in jettied gable to right of
centre. Ground floor has a 2-light early C20 casement to left and a 3-
light mid-C20 casement beneath the jettied gable. Entry in mid-C20 gabled
porch to east gable. Interior: has three pairs of cruck blades. One has
moulded blades about 18 inches thick and chamfered arch-braces to cusped
collar with cusped V-struts. Principal ground floor room has four-centred
oak lintel to fireplace and deeply chamfered joists with straight-cut stops.
The west wall of the same room has two rows of square timber-framing of
heavy scantling. West bay has angle struts from top corner of posts.
Ex-situ C17 splat balusters to staircase. The Old Hall was formerly
known as Fairfield (RCHM, Vol III, p 3).
Listing NGR: SO3991971098
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Source: English Heritage
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