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Ackhurst Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6561 / 53°39'21"N

Longitude: -2.6529 / 2°39'10"W

OS Eastings: 356947

OS Northings: 417929

OS Grid: SD569179

Mapcode National: GBR 9VX5.G4

Mapcode Global: WH97C.6CZJ

Entry Name: Ackhurst Lodge

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357588

Location: Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Town: Chorley

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorley North West

Built-Up Area: Chorley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Chorley St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 NE CHORLEY SOUTHPORT ROAD

5/72 Ackhurst Lodge
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- II


Lodge to Astley Hall (q.v.) 1842. Box frame construction on plinth of
large stone blocks, with infil wattle-and-daub; but part at least of rear
range is rendered brick with applied timber; stone slate roof with brick
chimney at left gable and behind rear ridge. Roughly square plan, 3 bays,
with separately roofed parallel rear range. Two storeys. Black timber and
white panels, with bands of closely-spaced rails and short posts at 1st
floor and eaves levels; otherwise, angle bracing, arch bracing and
decorative panelling. In the centre, a 2-storey gabled porch with Tudor-
arched lintel to the entrance; ground floor has 2 large wooden cross
windows with diamond-lattice glazing, a smaller 2-light window at right
end of 1st floor, and various other windows all in similar style. Large
external chimney stack at left gable, with 2 flues disguised as 4 separated
by zigzag brickwork similar to chimney on west side of Astley Hall,
crenellated at the top.


Listing NGR: SD5694717929

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