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© Mr R.G. Noxon

IoE Number: 57640
Photographer: Mr R.G. Noxon
Date Photographed: 15 August 2004
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 24 March 1950
Grade I

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SJ 67 SWNORTHWICH C.P.WINNINGTON LANE(East of A533)4/45Winnington Hall

SJ 67 SW NORTHWICH C.P. WINNINGTON LANE (East of A533) 4/45 Winnington Hall 24.3.50. I Hall, "oak wing" circa. 1600 and stone wing and link to oak wing 1775 by Samuel Wyatt; restored by Darcy Braddell circa. 1920. Oak-framed entrance wing; brick staircase bay; ashlar wing; grey slate roofs. Oak-framed wing of 2 storeys plus attics and 5 gabled bays has small-framing with chevrons on rendered stone plinth; plaster panels; C19 oak-framed porch with double 3-panel oak doors; replaced casements; 3-storey bay with spire added right, with service wing with no features of special interest beyond; through its courtyard the 3-storey end-gable of the oak wing is visible. Brick stair bay, expressed as 3 storeys, has 9-pane recessed sashes. Rear of stone wing (formerly an orangery) has looped radial-bar lunettes and a venetian window. Stone wing of 2 storeys taller than those of oak wing has 5 bays, canted ends, plinth, 15-pane recessed sashes to lower storey with recessed panels containing festoons above and 9-pane recessed upper sashes. Miscellaneous chimneys. Interior: The oak wing is partly relined in manner of Wyatt's stone wing. Hall has Tuscan screen with 2 paired columns and antae; pilasters in corners; 6-panel mahogany doors; C19 (?) stone fireplace with iron grate in semi-circular alcove. Billiard room right has altered posts and ceiling; open well stair probably by Braddell leads to oak-panelled corridor and 1 oak-panelled room upstairs; the other rooms are altered, with coved ceilings. Behind hall in oak wing, lobby leads to former orangery in stone wing, octagon room and apsed dining and drawing rooms, all excellently proportioned and detailed; notable are the lunettes and vault in orangery, the apses and the octagon room. Left from lobby is stairwell containing geometrical stair with superimposed semicircular flights to 1st and 2nd landings; the 1st communicates (now through bathroom) to upper storey of oak wing; the 2nd to upper storey of stone wing. Treuhertz and de Figueiredo The Country Houses of Cheshire (in progress).

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