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Thurstaston Hall, Thurstaston

Description: Thurstaston Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 215642

OS Grid Reference: SJ2469084077
OS Grid Coordinates: 324690, 384077
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3482, -3.1327

Location: Station Road, Wirral CH61 0HL

Locality: Thurstaston
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH61 0HL

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Listing Text

SJ 28 SW
(south side)
Thurstaston Hall

G.V. II*

House. West wing of C15 or possibly earlier,with gabled
wing to west of 1680; main range of 1680; east range of
1836. Stone with brick to main range. 2 storeys, 3-bay
centre. Stone base, vermiculated band over ground floor,
cornice and top screen wall masking roof which has coping
and finials, quoins and blind bull's eyes with vermiculated
surrounds. Windows have gauged-brick flat arches and cross
casements, those to 1st floor with leaded glazing. Entrance
has bolection moulding, flanking Corinthian half-columns and
broken pediment with Whitmore arms; half-glazed doors. Left
wing has double-chamfered-mullioned windows, inner return
has 3-light ground floor window and gabled half dormer,
gable end has rectangular bay window with sashed lights and
3-light window to 1st floor. Outer return has half dormers
and lateral stack. Left wing has blocked pointed entrance
to inner return with similar, partially obscured entrance to
angle; corresponding blocked entrance inside hall. Gable
end has sashed window with glazing bars to ground floor and
pointed window with casement to 1st foor. Wing to west
facade has datestone inscribed: "WWD/1680". Interior: Hall
has bolection moulding to fireplace and re-used C16
overmantel with pilasters and arched panels. Stair has C16
spiral balusters and closed string with pulvinated frieze, 2
rooms with bolection-moulded panels. West wing has 2 collar
trusses with cusped wind braces; room to rear possibly
before C15. Wood statue in C17 dress, possibly Hugh Lupus,
Cll Earl of Chester or John Whitmore, C14 Mayor of Chester.

Listing NGR: SJ2469084077

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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