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IoE Number: 359555
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 26 May 2002
Date listed: 28 June 1982
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1982
Grade I

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SJ 4286SPEKE ROADL2544/1181Woolton Hall28.6.82

SJ 4286 SPEKE ROAD L25 44/1181 Woolton Hall 28.6.82 G.V. I House, 1704, enlarged and re-fronted by Robert Adam 1774-80. Porte cochere of c.1865. Stone with slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 bays, 2 bays at each break forward under pediments. Sill bands and top friezes, cornice and blocking course. Windows have architraves and are sashed with glazing bars. Porte cochere has 4 paired Doric columns between rusticated antae, entablature and balustrade. Door has ormolu mounts. Ends have medallions between floors, central frieze has roundels, all are painted to resemble Jasper ware. Right return of 8 bays, 2 central bays break forward under pediment with trophies, sill bands and top frieze and cornice, quoins with triglyphs over central shield in frieze, flanked by triglyphs. Rear has bow with applied distyle Doric colonnade. 3 entrances in eared architraves with panels above with swags. Interior has 2 early C18 rooms with panelling and fluted pilasters, gilded details. Late C18 octagon room has rich plaster decoration to entrances, frieze and ceilings; segmental-headed recesses and fireplace. Some original details to doorcases, stair and 2 ceilings.

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