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Gatehouse to Bradlegh Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burtonwood and Westbrook, Warrington

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405593

Location: Burtonwood and Westbrook, Warrington, WA5

County: Warrington

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

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Listing Text

SJ 59 SE BURTONWOOD C.P. BRADLEY LANE

1/4 Gatehouse to Bradlegh
Old Hall (Formerly listed
as Bradley Old Hall including
4/12/1951 Gateway)

GV II*

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
restoration.
A modern earth causeway gives access across the moat.


Listing NGR: SJ5717293902

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

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