Description: Chatwall Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 259572
OS Grid Reference: SO5141997544
OS Grid Coordinates: 351419, 297544
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5735, -2.7183
SO 59 NW CARDINGTON C.P. CARDINGTON
5/31 Chatwall Hall
Farmhouse. Mid-Cl7 with c.1700 alterations and c.1899 additions.
Dressed Hoar Edge Grit sandstone with C20 plain tile roof. Irregular
plan. 2 storeys and attic. 3 gables to front, left-hand projecting;
chamfered plinth, large pebbledashed external stack in front of right-
hand gable with tiled set back to brick shaft and external lateral
stone stack at rear with brick shaft. 2-window front; C17 three-light
double-chamfered mullioned stone windows and 2-light attic windows,
that to left minus mullion but with Shrewsbury arms in roundel above.
Small blocked double-chamfered window in right-hand return of wing;
centre has first-floor window with moulded cornice and two ground-
floorc.1700two-light windows with flat-faced mullions, that to right
with pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Probably c.1700 one-storey
dressed sandstone porch to right with moulded plinth and cornice, and
flat roof, replacing former mono pitch; C19 Tudor-arched nail-studded
boarded door with bolection-moulded surround and pulvinated frieze,
and small double-chamfered stone window in left-hand return front.
Introduced (probably replica) lead rainwater head between right-hand
gable lettered: "AD/1620". Two C19 gabled wings at rear (see straight
joint in right-hand end wall). Interior: central ground-floor room
has panelling dated: R S and lettered R C with fluted frieze, large
corner fireplace with chamfered lintel, carved frieze and C18 raised
and fielded panelled overmantel, the centre panel with a shaped top,
and chamfered ceiling beam with plain and ogee stops. Right-hand ground-
floor room has fireplace with chamfered dressed sandstone reveals
and chamfered wooden lintel with mason's mitre. Ogee-stopped chamfered
cross-beamed ceiling also with chamfered joists. Left-hand first-
floor room with corner fireplace. Timber framed cross walls; left-
hand wing has collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts and v-struts.
Gable end of right-hand wing is timber framed with square panels, angle
braces, and cambered tie-beam truss with queen struts and v-struts.
The right-hand gable formerly projected with a timber framed wing.
This probably explains its unfinished look and the large external stack.
B.0.E., p.95. - -
Listing NGR: SO5141997544
Source: English Heritage
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