Listed buildings in Grappenhall and Thelwall

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Grappenhall and Thelwall is a civil parish in the borough of Warrington and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, and includes the villages of Grappenhall and Thelwall. The Bridgewater Canal and the A56 road pass through Grappenhall and to the south of Thelwall in an east-west direction, and the A50 road runs in a north-south direction between them. Within the parish are 29 structures that are designated by English Heritage as listed buildings and included in the National Heritage List for England. Of these, one is listed at Grade I, the highest of the three grades, and the other 28 at Grade II, the lowest grade. The Grade I listed building is a church dating back to the 12th century. The Grade II listed buildings comprise a variety of structures, including another church, houses, aqueducts, a bridge, a public house, farm buildings, stocks, a sundial, a milepost, a mounting block, a war memorial, and a telephone kiosk.

Key[edit]

Grade Criteria[1]
Grade I Buildings of exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II Buildings of national importance and special interest.

Listed buildings[edit]

Name and location Photograph Date Notes Grade
St Wilfrid's Church, Grappenhall
53°22′20″N 2°32′36″W / 53.3723°N 2.5434°W / 53.3723; -2.5434 (St Wilfrid, Grappenhall)
St Wilfrid's, Grappenhall.jpg 12th century There is some Norman fabric in the south wall of the nave, the south chapel was built as a chantry in about 1334, and the tower and most of the rest of the church date from 1525–39. The clerestory was added in 1833, and the north vestry in 1851. In 1873–74 Paley and Austin carried out a restoration.[2][3] I
Pickering Arms Inn, Thelwall
53°23′00″N 2°31′30″W / 53.3834°N 2.5249°W / 53.3834; -2.5249 (Pickering Arms Inn, Thelwall)
Pickerings Arms, Thelwall.jpg 17th century A public house that is basically timber-framed with brick infill, and with extensions in brick and sandstone. It has a T-shaped plan, and is in two storeys. The windows are casements.[4][5] II
Thelwall Old Hall
53°23′04″N 2°31′31″W / 53.3845°N 2.5254°W / 53.3845; -2.5254 (Thelwall Old Hall)
17th century (probable) A sandstone house, the front of which is pebble-dashed. It is in two storeys with a stone-slate roof. The house has a two-storey porch, and a cross-wing on the right side.[6] II
Stocks, Grappenhall
53°22′20″N 2°32′37″W / 53.37210°N 2.54366°W / 53.37210; -2.54366 (Stocks, Grappenhall)
17th century (probable) The stocks consist of a pair of slotted, round-headed endstones at the entrance to St Wilfrid's churchyard. The original oak stocks have been replaced.[7] II
Ivy Cottage, Thelwall
53°23′04″N 2°31′31″W / 53.3844°N 2.5252°W / 53.3844; -2.5252 (Ivy Cottage, Thelwall)
Mid 17th century A timber-framed cottage on a sandstone plinth with a slate roof.[4][8] II
Old Hall Farmhouse, Thelwall
53°23′02″N 2°30′56″W / 53.3840°N 2.5156°W / 53.3840; -2.5156 (Old Hall Farmhouse, Thelwall)
1655 Basically a timber-framed house, the exterior was largely rebuilt during the 19th century in brick, with false timber framing added to the front. It is in two storeys, with dormer windows in the front face. There is a small timber-framed wing at the rear.[9] II
Home Farmhouse, Thelwall
53°22′57″N 2°30′59″W / 53.3824°N 2.5164°W / 53.3824; -2.5164 (Home Farmhouse, Thelwall)
1692 A rectangular brick house on a sandstone plinth that was altered in 1745. It is in two storeys plus an attic.[10] II
Sundial, Grappenhall
53°22′20″N 2°32′37″W / 53.37216°N 2.54348°W / 53.37216; -2.54348 (Sundial, Grappenhall)
1714 In the churchyard of St Wilfrid's Church, the sundial stands on a turned shaft of stone.[11] II
Thelwall Hall
53°23′03″N 2°31′15″W / 53.3841°N 2.5208°W / 53.3841; -2.5208 (Thelwall Hall)
Thelwall Hall.jpg After 1747 A Georgian brick house, extended in the 19th century with the addition of bay windows. It has a Doric doorcase, and has since been occupied by Chaigeley School.[4][12][13] II
Barns and stable,
Home Farm, Thelwall
53°22′56″N 2°30′59″W / 53.3821°N 2.5165°W / 53.3821; -2.5165 (Barns, Home Farm, Thelwall)
Mid 18th century (probable) Originally a threshing barn, cartshed and a stable, later used for storage. In brick with internal timber-framed walls.[14] II
Beech Cottage and House, Thelwall
53°23′01″N 2°31′04″W / 53.3836°N 2.5179°W / 53.3836; -2.5179 (Beech Cottage, Thelwall)
1764 A two-storey brown brick house with stone dressings on a sandstone plinth with a stone-slate roof and rusticated quoins.[15] II
Lumb Brook Bridge
53°22′13″N 2°34′10″W / 53.3702°N 2.5694°W / 53.3702; -2.5694 (Lumb Brook Bridge)
1770 An aqueduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal and towpath over Lumb Brook Road. Designed by James Brindley, it is constructed in sandstone with a brick lining to the arch and a brick parapet. A ramped footpath with sandstone retaining walls climbs from the road to the towpath.[16][17] II
Church Lane Bridge, Grappenhall
53°22′19″N 2°32′31″W / 53.3720°N 2.5420°W / 53.3720; -2.5420 (Church Lane Bridge)
Church Lane Bridge, Grappenhall.jpg c. 1770 A bridge carrying Church Lane over the Bridgewater Canal designed by James Brindley. It is in red-brown brick with red sandstone dressings.[18] II
Halfacre Lane Aqueduct
53°22′45″N 2°31′15″W / 53.3793°N 2.5208°W / 53.3793; -2.5208 (Halfacre Lane Aqueduct)
Halfacre Lane Aqueduct 1.jpg c. 1770 An aqueduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal and towpath over Halfacre Lane. Designed by James Brindley, it is constructed in sandstone and brick.[19] II
Barn and Shippon, Old Village Farm, Thelwall
53°23′03″N 2°31′33″W / 53.3843°N 2.5258°W / 53.3843; -2.5258 (Barn, Old Village Farm)
Late 18th century The shippon is at a right-angle to the barn. The buildings are in brick with some sandstone.[20] II
Greenbank, Grappenhall
53°22′16″N 2°32′33″W / 53.3711°N 2.5424°W / 53.3711; -2.5424 (Greenbank, Grappenhall)
c. 1800 A two-storey house in rendered brick with a slate roof. The porch has a Tudor arched opening and a Neoclassical cornice. The windows at the front of the house are 12-pane sashes.[21] II
Milepost, Stockport Road, Thelwall
53°22′57″N 2°30′53″W / 53.38240°N 2.51481°W / 53.38240; -2.51481 (Milepost, Thelwall)
c. 1821 A cast iron milepost surviving from the Warrington to Altrincham turnpike road that opened in 1821.[22] II
2 and 4, Laurel Bank, Grappenhall
53°22′18″N 2°32′22″W / 53.3718°N 2.5395°W / 53.3718; -2.5395 (2 and 4, Laurel Bank, Grappenhall)
Early 19th century A pair of two-storey houses in rendered brick with a slate-covered hipped roof. The windows are sashes.[23] II
Bridge Stores, Grappenhall
53°22′18″N 2°32′30″W / 53.3718°N 2.5418°W / 53.3718; -2.5418 (Bridge Stores, Grappenhall)
Bridge Stores, Grappenhall.jpg Early 19th century A shop, dwelling and store shed in painted brick with slate hipped roofs. The shop window has 20 panes, and the other windows are 16-pane recessed sashes.[24] II
Church Cottages, Grappenhall
53°22′20″N 2°32′39″W / 53.3723°N 2.5443°W / 53.3723; -2.5443 (Church Cottages, Grappenhall)
c. 1830 A pair of rendered cottages in two storeys, with gables and slate roofs. On their front is a continuous verandah carried on cast iron supports.[25] II
Grappenhall Rectory
53°22′19″N 2°32′36″W / 53.3719°N 2.5434°W / 53.3719; -2.5434 (Grappenhall Rectory)
c. 1830 A Gothic stuccoed house with a grey slate roof, in two storeys. The porch has a Tudor arch, and is crenellated with corner pinnacles. On each side of the porch is a canted bay containing a window with a pointed arch; the windows in the upper storey are two-light casements, each light having 12 panes. On each side of the house is a wing with 12-pane recessed sash window.[16][26] II
Pair of gatepiers, Grappenhall Rectory
53°22′19″N 2°32′37″W / 53.3720°N 2.5435°W / 53.3720; -2.5435 (Rectory gatepiers, Grappenhall)
c. 1830 A pair of square sandstone piers at the entrance to the rectory, surmounted by urns.[27] II
Parish Hall, Grappenhall
53°22′19″N 2°32′38″W / 53.3720°N 2.5439°W / 53.3720; -2.5439 (Parish Hall, Grappenhall)
c. 1840 A parish hall opposite the church in brown brick with a gabled slate roof. At the entrance is a pair of cast iron gates between plain stone gatepiers.[28] II
Bellhouse Farmhouse, Grappenhall
53°22′22″N 2°32′18″W / 53.3728°N 2.5383°W / 53.3728; -2.5383 (Bellhouse Farmhouse, Grappenhall)
c. 1840 A two-storey brick house with slate roofs, It has a porch carried on ornate cast iron supports, and a gabled dormer above. The windows are casements.[29] II
All Saints Church, Thelwall
53°22′57″N 2°31′41″W / 53.3824°N 2.5281°W / 53.3824; -2.5281 (All Saints Church, Thelwall)
Thelwall All Saints 2.jpg 1843 The church is constructed in sandstone with slate roofs. The nave was designed by J. Mountford Allen, the chancel was added in 1856, and further additions were made in 1890. Inside the church is a memorial to Edward the Elder by Eric Gill.[30][31] II
Mounting block,
Chester Road, Grappenhall
53°22′23″N 2°33′15″W / 53.37298°N 2.55408°W / 53.37298; -2.55408 (Mounting block, Grappenhall)
1859 A monolithic mounting block in sandstone with two steps at each end and an inscription naming the donor.[32] II
Thelwall Heys
53°22′35″N 2°32′00″W / 53.3763°N 2.5332°W / 53.3763; -2.5332 (Thelwall Heys)
1864 An asymmetrical country house designed by Alfred Waterhouse. It is in red-brown brick with banding and decoration in yellow and blue brick, and with sandstone dressings. The house has steeply-pitched slate roofs.[33] II
War memorial, Thelwall
53°22′56″N 2°31′21″W / 53.3821°N 2.5225°W / 53.3821; -2.5225 (Thelwall War Memorial)
Thelwall - War Memorial And Park - geograph.org.uk - 1337555.jpg c. 1923 A granite memorial commemorating the First World War consisting of a cross in Anglo-Saxon style set in a small garden. It is carved with depictions of King Edward the Elder and angels.[34] II
Telephone Kiosk, Thelwall
53°23′01″N 2°31′29″W / 53.38365°N 2.52481°W / 53.38365; -2.52481 (Telephone Kiosk, Thelwall)
Thelwall Post Office.jpg 1935 A cast iron type K6 telephone kiosk, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott.[35] II

References[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ Listed Buildings, English Heritage, 2010, retrieved 24 December 2012 
  2. ^ Pollard & Pevsner 2006, p. 630
  3. ^ English Heritage, "Church of St Wilfrid, Grappenhall and Thelwall (1139320)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  4. ^ a b c Pollard & Pevsner (2006), p. 627
  5. ^ English Heritage, "Pickering Arms Inn, Thelwall (1136711)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  6. ^ English Heritage, "Thelwall Old Hall (1139323)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  7. ^ English Heritage, "Stocks at entrance to St. Wilfred's churchyard, Grappenhall (1139321)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  8. ^ English Heritage, "Ivy Cottage, Thelwall (1136665)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  9. ^ English Heritage, "Old Hall Farmhouse, Thelwall (1139324)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  10. ^ English Heritage, "Home Farmhouse, Thelwall (1139325)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  11. ^ English Heritage, "Sundial in St.Wilfred's Churchyard (4 metres south of church porch), Grappenhall (1329759)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  12. ^ English Heritage, "Chaigeley School, Thelwall (1136686)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  13. ^ Welcome, Chaigeley School, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  14. ^ English Heritage, "Former threshing barn, cartshed, and stables 15 metres south of Home Farm, Thelwall (1136697)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  15. ^ English Heritage, "Beech Cottage, Beech House, Thelwall (1136694)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  16. ^ a b Pollard & Pevsner (2006), p. 630
  17. ^ English Heritage, "Lumb Brook Bridge (an aqueduct), Grappenhall (1135858)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  18. ^ English Heritage, "Church Lane Bridge, Grappenhall (1329797)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  19. ^ English Heritage, "Halfacre Lane Aqueduct, Thelwall (1139319)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  20. ^ English Heritage, "Old Village Farm, former barn and attached shippon, Thelwall (1312689)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  21. ^ English Heritage, "Greenbank, Grappenhall (1329758)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  22. ^ English Heritage, "Milepost at NGR 6586, Thelwall (1329762)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  23. ^ English Heritage, "2 and 4, Laurel Bank, Grappenhall (1329761)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  24. ^ English Heritage, "Bridge Stores, Grappenhall (1329796)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  25. ^ English Heritage, "Church Cottage East, Church Cottage West, Grappenhall (1136647)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  26. ^ English Heritage, "Grappenhall Rectory (1139322)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  27. ^ English Heritage, "Pair of gatepiers to yard of Rectory, Grappenhall (1136654)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  28. ^ English Heritage, "The Hall, with gates and forecourt walls, Grappenhall (1329760)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  29. ^ English Heritage, "Bellhouse Farmhouse, Grappenhall (1139317)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 26 December 2012 
  30. ^ Pollard & Pevsner (2006), p. 628
  31. ^ English Heritage, "Church of All Saints, Thelwall (1139326)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 
  32. ^ English Heritage, "Mounting block, Grappenhall (1392455)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  33. ^ English Heritage, "Thelwall Heys (1380268)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  34. ^ English Heritage, "Thelwall War Memorial (1393991)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 30 December 2012 
  35. ^ English Heritage, "K6 telephone kiosk outside Thelwall Post Office (1227407)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 29 December 2012 

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