List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1145900



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityWimbolds Trafford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1983

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55438

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


SJ 47SE 5/55

WIMBOLDS TRAFFORD C.P. INCE LANE (East Side) Trafford Hall with attached service wing and carriage house

(Formerly listed as Wimbolds Trafford Hall)



House. 1756 with added side wings and at rear. Brown brick, in Flemish bond, slate roofs, stone dressings, 3 storeys with cellars. 5 windows, with central bay projecting forward slightly. Sashes with glazing bars have stone cills and splayed heads with rusticated voussoirs and projecting keystones. Central Doric tetrastyle porch. Double doors, panelled, part glazed below rectangular fan with semicircular glazing bars, in shouldered doorcase. Brick parapet has stone piers at the angles of the centre bay. Moulded cornice across front and turning round corners. Moulded stone plinth, rusticated quoins. Right hand side has 1st floor Venetian window and 2nd floor Diocletian window, between blank windows with similar dressings. At left hand side is 2 storey service wing, behind brick wall with rusticated stone gate piers with flat stone coping and pyramidal capping. Similar single pier on wall to right of house. Attached to service wing is former carriage house possibly incorporating earlier kitchens. Brown brick, hipped slate roof, rusticated stone quoins. House has iron downspouts and rainwater heads, dated 1756. Interior. Doors of 6 raised and fielded panels in lugged doorcases, which in hall have plain frieze and flat cornice, and inside rooms are pedimented. 1st floor doorcase has imbricated frieze and egg and dart mouldings on architrave. Doorcase with semicircular fan opposite Venetian window. Dining room walls have large bolection panel. Panelled dado in former library and at 1st floor. Fireplaces mostly original, one has Ionic pilasters. Some overmantels. Attic room has fireplace and overmantel with raised and fielded planels between panelled pilasters and raised and fielded panelled cupboards. Moulded cornices, panelled shutters. Open string stair has 3 turned and twisted balusters per tread, turned newels, moulded rail and curtail, floral brackets.

Pevsner and Hubbard. Ormerod, G., History of the County Palatine and City of Chester 2nd ed. London (1882).

Listing NGR: SJ4511772162

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ormerod, G, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: Volume 1, (1882)
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

National Grid Reference: SJ 45117 72162


© Crown Copyright and database right 2015. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2015. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 31-Aug-2015 at 08:48:10.