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IoE Number: 56994
Location: POOLE HALL, CINDER LANE
  POOLE, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 12 January 1967
Date of last amendment: 12 January 1967
Grade II*

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POOLE C.P.CINDER LANESJ 65 NW1/83Poole Hall12 January 1967GVII*

POOLE C.P. CINDER LANE SJ 65 NW 1/83 Poole Hall 12 January 1967 GV II* Mansion, 1817 (Pevsner). Red brick in English Garden Wall Bond with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bay entrance front, 6 bay return (south) and 5 bay service wing (north) set back and with lower roof line. Sandstone sill level plinth and first floor sill band. Semi-circular flat roofed porch with four unfluted Ionic columns. The porch fronts a narrow boarded oak door flanked by narrow sashes and with beaded pilasters and fluted frieze. The door is surmounted by a basket archivolt and overlight with glazing bars. Large recessed sashes with flat arches. Gutter cornice and parapet with pineapple corner finials. There is large timber canted bay window, with sashes, towards the rear of the south return, the other windows are sashes. Interior: The Entrance Hall has floor of stone slabs, laid diagonally, panelled shutters to entrance sashes, panelled linings to door openings, six-panelled doors and reeded architraves. An anthemion cornice is linked by a cove to a fret on the ceiling. Sitting Room (RH of Entrance Hall) Oak panelling, eight panels high and fluted frieze. Stair Hall (at rear of Entrance Hall) Floor of Limestone slabs laid diagonally, six-panel elm doors with panelled linings and fluted architraves. Geometrical staircase with limestone treads, cast iron scrollwork balustrade and mahogany handrail taken round all four walls - two as galleries. Anthemion cornice linked by cove to ceiling fret. Domed radial bar lantern on panelled and moulded drum over centre of hall. The central boss supports a brass chandelier. Drawing Room (RH of Stair Hall) 4-bay room, the west bay separated by a screen of two unfluted columns and two pilasters with Corinthian caps supporting a decorative panelled beam. Panelled window shutters, plaster panelled walls. Segmental tunnel-vaulted ceiling panelled in rectangles and octagons with acanthus wall cornice and double Vitruvian scroll to ceiling. Glass chandelier. Dining Room (at rear of Stair Hall) A long room running partly at the rear of the service wing. Oak floor, panelled window shutters. Segmental recess at north end flanked by beaded pilasters, with Vitruvian scroll frieze and shell shaped ceiling. Dado rail, white marble mantel based on festoons and torches. Cornice of leaves to wall and vines to ceiling. Large acanthus ceiling rose supporting brass chandelier. The Service Wing has an oak staircase with two turned balusters each tread. First floor six-panel doors.

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