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Hall O' the Wood

A Grade II* Listed Building in Balterley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0506 / 53°3'2"N

Longitude: -2.3475 / 2°20'51"W

OS Eastings: 376800

OS Northings: 350426

OS Grid: SJ768504

Mapcode National: GBR 026.MBT

Mapcode Global: WH9BD.XL96

Entry Name: Hall O' the Wood

Listing Date: 2 December 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273290

Location: Balterley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, CW2

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Balterley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Barthomley St Bertoline

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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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

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