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Hall O' Th' Hill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Heath Charnock, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6303 / 53°37'49"N

Longitude: -2.6016 / 2°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 360314

OS Northings: 415030

OS Grid: SD603150

Mapcode National: GBR BV8G.KC

Mapcode Global: WH97L.00FS

Entry Name: Hall O' Th' Hill

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357653

Location: Heath Charnock, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Heath Charnock

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Adlington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 61 NW HEATH CHARNOCK off CHORLEY ROAD

6/136 Hall o' th' Hill
22.10.1952
GV II*

Large house, probably early to mid-C17 (though date 1724 given by
Fleetwood-Hesketh, quoted by Pevsner); altered, now Golf Club.
Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, slate roof with projecting
eaves and bracketed cornice, 2 chimneys on the ridge. Now symmetrical
rectangular 5-bay plan (formerly L-shaped, but rear wing demolished).
Three storeys, with chamfered plinth, drip courses; distinctive facade
with flanking 5-sided 3-storey bay windows at ends of facade, which are
glazed continuously. Windows are double chamfered with mullions, and
also transoms to ground floor, so that windows of 4 lights (to the outer
bays) and 6 lights (to the centre) correspond to those of 2 and 3 lights
above. Doorway with moulded architrave. Left and right return walls
both have a large mullioned and transomed ground floor window (6 and 8
lights), a stepped 3-light mullioned window with stepped hoodmould at
2nd floor, a hollow chamfered bullseye (with hollow spandrels) above;
at 1st floor the right return wall has a 4-light mullioned window with
a hoodmould, but the left has a sashed window. To the rear at this end
is a shortened staircase wing with mullioned and transomed windows on
3 levels. Interior: altered, but large ΒΌ-round moulded beams
(characteristic of early to mid-C17) are visible on all floors.
(Pevsner; Fleetwood-Hesketh)


Listing NGR: SD6031415030

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