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Latitude: 53.8422 / 53°50'32"N
Longitude: -2.5292 / 2°31'45"W
OS Eastings: 365276
OS Northings: 438571
OS Grid: SD652385
Mapcode National: GBR BSS0.7D
Mapcode Global: WH96G.3PWB
Entry Name: Dutton Manor
Listing Date: 22 November 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072293
English Heritage Legacy ID: 183001
Location: Dutton, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3
District: Ribble Valley
Civil Parish: Dutton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Ribchester St Wilfrid
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 63 NE DUTTON
8/114 Dutton Manor
House, 1872. Built by Isaac Taylor of Manchester as a shooting
lodge for the Fenton family. Sandstone rubble with some applied
timber framing and slate roofs. 2 storeys with attic. The south front
has 2 cross-wings, their 1st floors projecting on stone corbel tables.
The windows are double-chamfered, mullioned and transomed. The west
cross-wing has one of 8 lights on the ground floor, one of 6 lights on
the 1st floor and a 3-light mullioned attic window. The east cross-
wing has a 10-light window on the ground floor, one of 8 lights on the
1st floor and a 3-light mullioned attic window. The eaves project,
a collar spanning the upper 2 purlins and carrying decorative bracing.
The recessed central section has a single-storey porch with balustrade
and moulded door surround with 4-centred head. On each side is a
mullioned and transomed window, the left-hand one having pointed heads
to the lights. On the 1st floor are 2 6-light windows and a plaque
'WFH 1872'. Above are 2 gabled attic dormers of applied timber framing.
The east facade is of 5 bays, the 2 northern bays being a later addition.
The windows are mullioned and transomed, except for the left-hand bay,
which has a 2-sided oriel window on the 1st floor. There are 2 timbered
attic dormers, and 2 stone dormers towards the rear. The west facade has,
towards the rear, a 12-light mullioned and transomed window on the 1st
floor lighting the billiard room, a one-storey square bay window towards
the front, and a projecting round tower with a conical roof with eaves
carried on wooden brackets supported on stone corbels. Above 1st floor
level the stair is external. Inside there are some good marble fireplaces,
and some wooden carved fireplace surrounds on the lst floor. The entrance
hall is divided to make an informal sitting area and a stair with Jacobean
detail rises against the rear wall. The dining room, on the eastern side
at the front, has raised and fielded panelling, and stone corbels carved
to represent game.
Listing NGR: SD6527638571
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