© Dr Allan Vincent Pullin
PICTON HALL AND PICTON HALL FARMHOUSE, PICTON LANE (east side)
PICTON, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Dr Allan Vincent Pullin
14 October 2003
27 November 1984
Date of last amendment:
27 November 1984
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SJ 47 SW PICTON C.P. PICTON LANE
2/37 Picton Hall and Picton
Formerly hall, now house and farmhouse: mid C19 with some C20
alterations. Washed and rendered English garden wall bond brick on
red sandstone base, hipped Welsh slate roof with overhanging eaves and
4 brick chimneys. 2-storey, symmetrical 3-bay south front to Picton
Hall. End bays have 16-pane sashes with trefoil-cusped tracery in
topmost panes with stone sills and hood moulds. Tripartite doorcase
under hood mould has similar tracery in marginal and fanlights. Early
C20 door. Similar 16-pane windows above and on road front where 4 are
Interior: open-string staircase with plain balusters and mahogany
handrail. Doors with 6 sunk panels in simple moulded architraves.
Panelled soffits to windows.
To right of main front is a 3-storey, former service wing now separate
farmhouse. Washed brick under M-shaped roof. 3-light wooden
casements with weak segmental heads.
Interior: has large suite of former cheeserooms now converted. One
contains pair of boilers with a cheese oven to the rear, with wooden
doors and whey drainage patterns on the bottom stone shelf. Exposed
ceiling beams and joists of mid C19 date. Kingpost roof trusses of