Archives for December 2011

Listed Buildings – Grade II* Listed Building Restoration

Listed Buildings – A Past with a Future The Winsford Trust has embarked on a long journey to restore this unique grade II* listed building for future generations to enjoy. The building is over 100 years old and of great architectural significance. Requirement came to light in recent years through the obvious sign of wear … click to read more

CFA Voysey – Furniture

Voysey’s furniture designs were simple and functional and were sparingly decorated. He tended to leave wood with a natural finish rather than the more fashionable technique of paint or stain. As a designer, Charles Voysey paid meticulous attention to detail. His characteristic heart shaped motifs can be seen on many of his pieces of furniture … click to read more

Victorian Cottage Hospital

The hospital at Halwill Junction is the best preserved and, designed by C F A Voysey, architecturally, by far the finest example of a Victorian Cottage Hospital in England. A Brief History Originating as a late Victorian Cottage Hospital the Winsford Centre is part of an important strand in the history of health care provision, … click to read more

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