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Wood Hall and Wall to North of Front Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Melling, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.4966 / 53°29'47"N

Longitude: -2.9361 / 2°56'10"W

OS Eastings: 337994

OS Northings: 400398

OS Grid: SD379003

Mapcode National: GBR 7XY0.48

Mapcode Global: WH86V.WC0R

Plus Code: 9C5VF3W7+JG

Entry Name: Wood Hall and Wall to North of Front Garden

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216507

Location: Melling, Sefton, L31

County: Sefton

Civil Parish: Melling

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Melling St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/04/2016
SD 30 SE

(west side)
Wood Hall and wall to north of front garden
House. Late C17 with later alterations. Brick with stone
dressings, stone slate roof. Front facade probably C18.
Stone base and quoins, cornice. Windows have wedge lintels
and are sashed with glazing bars. Central entrance with
architrave, pulvinated frieze and consoled pediment; door
has 2 lower fielded panels and glazed upper part. Stone
with royal arms and "IR" (possibly James II) above, probably
re-used. 4 gable-end stacks. Rear has varied fenestration.
Interior has some chamfered beams with stepped stops and some
6-panel doors with H-hinges with short straps. Stone wall
approx. 50 m. long runs to north of right-hand angle of
front facade. House connected with recusant Molyneux
family, reported to have been used for Catholic worship
(possible priest hole next to chimney breast). James II
believed to have stayed at the house.

Listing NGR: SD3799400398

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