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Lisieux Hall Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6883 / 53°41'17"N

Longitude: -2.6486 / 2°38'54"W

OS Eastings: 357266

OS Northings: 421509

OS Grid: SD572215

Mapcode National: GBR 9TYS.DL

Mapcode Global: WH975.9K1C

Entry Name: Lisieux Hall Hospital

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357673

Location: Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Whittle-le-Woods

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whittle-le-Woods St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


3/155 Lisieux Hall Hospital


Large house, C17 and early C19. Dressed sandstone, with 3-span hipped
slate roof, one chimney on the front ridge, another to rear. Square
plan of 3 parallel ranges, all originally C17 and mostly encased with new
walls in early C19. Two storeys, with attics to rear ranges; symmetrical
facade of 7 bays with 1st floor band, modillioned cornice, plain parapet;
to the centre a Tuscan tetrastyle porch with pulvinated frieze, modillioned
cornice and blocking course; beneath this a stone doorcase with engaged
Ionic columns. All windows are tall, with altered glazing. Second and
3rd bays of left return wall are gabled and retain C17 features: chamfered
plinth, hollow chamfered dripcourses on 2 levels, and double-chamfered
stone mullioned windows on 3 floors: in 2nd bay the hoodmould of a cellar
window, a ground floor window formerly mullioned and transomed with
12 lights (only the king mullion remaining), at 1st floor a 6-light window
with a king mullion and in the attic a 4-light window with a hoodmould; in
3rd bay a square ground floor window formerly mullioned and transomed,
one window of 4 lights at 1st floor and in the attic another of 3 lights
with a hoodmould. Right return wall has a central 2-storey canted bay
rising to the parapet where there is a gable with kneelers and finials;
flanking bays have wide canted bays at ground floor. Interior: altered,
but some C17 beams remain, and there are 2 rooms with panelling of
c. 1700 (one at ground floor of front range, other at 1st floor of rear

Listing NGR: SD5726621509

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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