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Tilstone Hall Folly

A Grade II Listed Building in Tilstone Fearnall, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1428 / 53°8'34"N

Longitude: -2.6404 / 2°38'25"W

OS Eastings: 357262

OS Northings: 360822

OS Grid: SJ572608

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.614G

Mapcode Global: WH99W.D8XH

Entry Name: Tilstone Hall Folly

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55818

Location: Tilstone Fearnall, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Tiverton and Tilstone Fearnall

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tilstone Fearnall St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

TILSTONE FEARNALL C.P. (Off) TILSTONE HALL LANE
SJ 56 SE
3/88 Tilstone Hall Folly
-
- II
Ruins of gatehouse. Late C16/early C17. Red sandstone ashlar with
English garden wall bond brickwork. Ruinous ground floor and part of
first floor. West front: Central round pedestrian archway with
moulded springers and ovolo moulding to the arch voussoirs. Plinths
and capitals of missing columns to either side of arch. To the left
is a blocked 3-light mullioned window with chamfered surround and a
pediment over. Remnants of similar to right. Entablature above which
projects above the capitals - and again at the corners. Further
pediment resting on the cornice at left. East front: Similar to the
west face but with two sets of 2 pediments and one cabled Roman Doric
column. The building is somewhat similar to the screen at Speke Hall,
Lancashire, in its proportions and the use of cabled Roman Doric
columns.


Listing NGR: SJ5726260822

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