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IoE Number: 57112
Location: HOUGH HALL, NEWCASTLE ROAD
  HOUGH, 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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HOUGH C.P.NEWCASTLE ROADSJ 75 SW2/35Hough Hall12.1.67

HOUGH C.P. NEWCASTLE ROAD SJ 75 SW 2/35 Hough Hall 12.1.67 - II* House. C17 with extensive early C19 additions and alterations and early C20 additions and alterations. Red random bond brick with ashlar dressings, a plain tile roof. Two storeys with attic. Entrance front: 3 bays symmetrically disposed. Central doorway with moulded wooden surround having pilaster strips to either side supporting dosserets and an open pediment which holds a fanlight. C20 half-glazed oak door. To either side are sash windows of 4 x 4 panes with ashlar sills and wedge lintels. Three similar windows to the first floor. Moulded wooden cornice to the top of the wall above and behind which are two 3 light hipped dormer windows. Ridge chimney stack at right of centre and gable stacks to either end. The roof tiles rake at each gable end. The right hand gable has ashlar coping. To the left is an early C20 addition with single-light window at right and to left of this a projecting bay with two blank round-headed arches at right and left with ashlar quoins, voussoirs and bands at the level of the springing and to the lower body. At first floor level is a 4-light casement window to the right with gable over and to left of this at the corner a canted 3/4-octagonal oriel window. Interior: C17 oak run-through panelling to the through-passage with a decorative band of blind running arches to the top. The staircase has rectangular newels and moulded balusters which appear to have been adapted to its present setting. The dining room has chamfered ceiling beams and C18 raised and fielded oak panelling with chair rail and cyma-moulded cornice, two doors, each of 2 raised and fielded panels. Early C20 bolection moulded fire surround and mantel shelf supported on acanthus-moulded brackets. One ground floor and one first floor room, each with raised and fielded early C19 pine panelling with moulded chimney pieces and hob grates. Six and eight-panel pine doors throughout the house.

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