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© Mr J M Pickering

IoE Number: 56218
Location: OLD HALL HOTEL, HIGHTOWN (south side)
  SANDBACH, CONGLETON, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr J M Pickering
Date Photographed: 01 August 2000
Date listed: 11 August 1950
Date of last amendment: 11 August 1950
Grade I

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HIGH STREET5144(South Side)Old Hall HotelSJ 7560 1/1311.8.50.

HIGH STREET 1. 5144 (South Side) Old Hall Hotel SJ 7560 1/13 11.8.50. I 2. Dated 1656, but the 2-gabled projecting wing on the left-hand side slightly later. A large "black and white" timber framed occupying the site of the ancient mansion of the Sondbaches who were once lords of the manor. Three storeys; 4 gables with restored barge-boards and finials; good exposed timber framing throughout with some shaped timbers having decorative motifs of balusters and barbed lozenges, all well restored; brick and stone base; moulded wood mullion and transom casement windows with leaded lights, all well restored. 1st storey windows to gabled bays have shallow pediments. Carriage arch under building at right-hand side; restored brick stacks with diagonal shafts; doorways with restored or renewed batters doors; stone flag roof. Rear elevation is part timber frame and part brick. Interior of left-hand wing contains 3 good Jacobean fireplaces (possibly not in situ), good oak panelling in ground storey room to right of entrance, panelling in Dining Room (not in situ), and original oak splat baluster staircase. Stands back from road in own grounds.

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