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Latitude: 53.4401 / 53°26'24"N
Longitude: -2.6462 / 2°38'46"W
OS Eastings: 357172
OS Northings: 393902
OS Grid: SJ571939
Mapcode National: GBR 9XYN.XJ
Mapcode Global: WH98B.BS4L
Entry Name: Gatehouse to Bradlegh Old Hall
Listing Date: 4 December 1951
Last Amended: 19 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1278505
English Heritage Legacy ID: 405593
Location: Burtonwood and Westbrook, Warrington, WA5
Civil Parish: Burtonwood and Westbrook
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Burtonwood St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ 59 SE BURTONWOOD C.P. BRADLEY LANE
1/4 Gatehouse to Bradlegh
Old Hall (Formerly listed
as Bradley Old Hall including
Ruined gatehouse, circa 1460, of red and yellow sandstone. In yellow
stone a 4-centred arch with panel above, formerly framed (N.Pevsner
South Lancashire) by a giant blank arch, no longer clear. The archway
has canted, moulded jambs flanked by colonnettes. Within the archway
an embrasure (containing stone seats) to each side, with loops,
commands the moat. Springers (as the angles of the ribs suggest) to
former quadripartite vault. At the front corners are massive decayed
diagonal buttresses on octagonal mock-turrets of red sandstone.
Details of the yellow sandstone elements suggests early C19
A modern earth causeway gives access across the moat.
Listing NGR: SJ5717293902
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