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Hall O' the Wood, Balterley

Description: Hall O' the Wood

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 273290

OS Grid Reference: SJ7680050426
OS Grid Coordinates: 376800, 350426
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0506, -2.3475

Location: B5500, Balterley, Staffordshire CW2 5QQ

Locality: Balterley
Local Authority: Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CW2 5QQ

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Listing Text

BALTERLEY C.P. A.52 (north side)
SJ 75 SE

4/11 Hall o' the Wood


- II*

House. Late C16, considerably restored in subsequent years. Timber
framed with plastered infill panels and some brick rebuilding, especially
to the rear, graded stone tile roof; brick ridge stacks to hall range
and south wing and integral lateral stack to north wing with lozenge
section shafts. Formerly H-plan: hall range aligned north-south facing
west with a projection within each of the western re-entrant angles with
the crosswings, and to the south. 2 storeys with coved eaves. Symmet-
rical front: recessed centre flanked by inner gabled projections and
outer gabled crosswings. The former have 3 overhangs, twisted colonettes
to the ground storeys, and roll moulded first floor rails. The right
hand projection has a door in its left hand return. Decorative framing
including herringbone pattern bracing and quatrefoil panels; closely
spaced studs and long straight tension braces to the sides; king-post
roof trusses. Ovolo-moulded mullion windows and casements with leaded
panes. Contemporary annexe to the right on the same alignment as the
hall range. Crenellated rainwater head to the left dated 1922. Interior.
C19/early C20 staircase in the south-west projection with chapel above.
Massive fireplace in the south wing with heavily moulded bressumer.

Listing NGR: SJ7680050426

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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