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Latitude: 53.0475 / 53°2'51"N
Longitude: -2.7758 / 2°46'32"W
OS Eastings: 348088
OS Northings: 350308
OS Grid: SJ480503
Mapcode National: GBR 7G.D47V
Mapcode Global: WH892.BNFK
Entry Name: Edge Hall
Listing Date: 22 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55157
Location: Edge, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: No Man's Heath and District
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 45 SE EDGE HALL LANE
1/17 Edge Hall
House, front largely 1721 with core c16OO, and added to at rear and
sides c179O and onwards. On moated side. Brick with stone plinths
and dressings. Slate roof. 2 storeys in 6 bays with 2 gables to the
left, and 3 to the right of entrance section. 2 windows below each
gable, 3 to central section. The 1O recessed sashes below the gables
have decorative glazing, one pane inscribed BD 1768, stone cills,
fluted surrounds and dropped keystones bearing the family crest.
Recessed entrance section has brick parapet with stone balusters,
stone quoins and band. Above is an octagonal open cupola with
hemispherical roof and ball finial. 3 recessed sashes with glazing
bars in raised moulded cases have plain keystones, some have cambered
brick heads. Stone doorcase with Corinthian pilasters supports open
segmental pediment. 6 panel door. Stone gable coping and finials in
form of crest, which is also on lead downspouts.
Rear. C17, 2½ storey bays have 1st and 2nd floor dentillated bands.
Near flush sashes with glazing bars have stone cills and heads. Circa
179O, 2 storey bowed bay has flat recessed sashes, some with glazing
bars. Other wings have near flush sashes with glazing bars, some
blank. Stone coping and ball finials.
Interior: C17 onwards. Hall has stone Ionic screen, panelling with
Ionic pilasters, C19 Ionic antae. Bolection moulded doorcases.
Dining room has panelling and plasterwork, with strapwork on ceiling,
and elaborate chimneypiece. Doors of 2, 6, 8 panels. Oak open string
stair has moulded rail and twisted balusters, c17OO but much restored.
1st floor has small area of exposed close studding with rail bearing
inscription HD 13O4. C17 and C18 panelling. Ormerod, Pevsner and
Listing NGR: SJ4808850308
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