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Osbaldeston House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7462 / 53°44'46"N

Longitude: -2.6498 / 2°38'59"W

OS Eastings: 357246

OS Northings: 427950

OS Grid: SD572279

Mapcode National: GBR 9TY3.4V

Mapcode Global: WH96Z.83GG

Entry Name: Osbaldeston House

Listing Date: 1 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358031

Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Samlesbury & Walton

Built-Up Area: Bamber Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Walton-le-Dale St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 52NE
5/126

WALTON LE DALE,
Off HIGHER WALTON ROAD
Osbaldeston House

Sept.1960

II*

Farmhouse dated 1661, with later addition; now house. Brick on stone
plinth, stone dressings, slate roof with chimneys at left gable, on ridge,
and at right side. L-shaped plan, both elements of 2 bays. Two and 2½
storeys. Front formed by 2½ storey gable of C17 house with 2-storey later
addition to the left; at the junction, and rising only to the eaves, is a
2-storey gabled porch, the front of its ground floor all of stone,
continued above as quoins, with a chamfered doorway, above this a stone
tablet (protected by a straight dripstone), the 4 corners and the centre of
which are lettered in relief: 1 6/ O/ WD/ 6 1 (= William and Dorothy Osbaldeston)
and at 1st floor a 3-light moulded stone mullion window. Right of the
porch the C17 house has stone quoins, single-course brick bands on 2 levels,
and double chamfered stone mullion windows in all walls: at the front, of
2 and 3 lights at ground floor (slightly different levels), 2 and 3 lights
at 1st floor, and 3 lights in the attic; at the side 3 and 4 lights at
ground floor, 3 and 3 above; and at the back, 5, 5 and 3 lights.
Extension left of porch has sashed windows with segmental brick heads in
the 1st bay, low sashed windows in the 2nd bay. Rear has a lean-to in the
re-entrant, and sashed windows with glazing bars in the lst bay. Interior:
the C17 part has ovolo moulded beams on both floors, a diamond-pattern
stone flagged floor in the entrance hall, cross-corner fireplaces in both
ground floor rooms, an original dog leg staircase with turned balusters,
and a purlin roof. Remarkably complete survival of interior detail of
this period.


Listing NGR: SD5724627950

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

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