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Storeton Hall, Birkenhead

Description: Storeton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 December 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 215585

OS Grid Reference: SJ3052384417
OS Grid Coordinates: 330523, 384417
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3521, -3.0452

Location: Lever Causeway, Wirral CH63 6HW

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH63 6HW

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Storeton Hall, Bebington, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

SJ 38 SW
(north side)
6/251 Storeton Hall

House, now farm building. c.1360 for William Stanley, later
farm buildings using re-used stone, possibly C17. 2-storey
north solar wing, north-east chapel with chamber above, east
wall to main hall now forms west wall to farm buildings which
have south extension. Solar wing has angle buttresses, roof
now lowered. West gable end has tall pointed window with hood
mould, now blocked but probably originally of 2 lights; north
and south walls have inserted doors window and pitching holes;
the north wall mostly obscured by ivy; east gable end is
timber-framed. Chapel has timber-framed gable with pigeon
holes and C17 external stair. Wall to demolished hall has 2
straight-headed windows, south entrance to through passage,
segmental-headed opening, with pointed arch to present inner
face, with hood mould; segmental-pointed entrance to north
end, possibly to solar stair. Interior of solar wing has
corbels to ground floor rooms, upper chamber and chapel
chamber have tie beam and collar trusses with struts, through
purlins and wind braces. Traces of north central fireplace
and east gable-end window and Tudor-arched entrance between
the chambers, with wide-boarded door with strap hinges. South
farm buildings have roof trusses as solar wing. Although
remaining only in part, the buildings are an interesting
medieval survival.

Listing NGR: SJ3052384417

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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