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Priory House

A Grade II Listed Building in Up Holland, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5401 / 53°32'24"N

Longitude: -2.721 / 2°43'15"W

OS Eastings: 352316

OS Northings: 405066

OS Grid: SD523050

Mapcode National: GBR 9WFH.QQ

Mapcode Global: WH86S.58KY

Plus Code: 9C5VG7RH+2J

Entry Name: Priory House

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Last Amended: 11 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388992

Location: Up Holland, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Up Holland

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Up Holland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


UP HOLLAND

SD5205 CHURCH STREET
783-1/7/30 (East side)
25/06/73 No.7
Priory House
(Formerly Listed as:
SKELMERSDALE AND HOLLAND
CHURCH STREET
No.7
The Abbey)

GV II

House. Probably mid C18 enlargement of earlier house; altered
and restored. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof,
brick chimneys. Rectangular double-depth double-fronted plan
with side wings.
2 storeys and attics, 5 windows, almost symmetrical: with a
wooden modillioned gutter cornice; a central square-headed
doorway with fluted pilasters, triglyph frieze and cornice,
and a 6-panel door with 3-pane overlight; four 12-pane sashed
windows at ground floor and 5 above, all with raised sills and
flat-arched heads, that in the centre of the 1st floor
unhorned, those to the right with exposed boxes and likewise
unhorned, and the upper of these with higher sills than the
others at this level. Gable chimney to left, another chimney
on front slope in line with 4th window. Low service wing to
left, and remains of another to the right. Rear has various
sashed windows, mostly 12-paned.
INTERIOR: the lateral partition wall between the centre and
the right-hand side is as thick as the external front and back
walls, and floor levels to the right are slightly different,
indicating that the right-hand side is an addition. Contains
good doglegged staircase to attic level, mostly of mid C18
type with open string, scrolled brackets, 2 turned balusters
per tread and a ramped moulded handrail, but the top flight in
C17 form, with closed string, stout turned balusters and
unramped moulded handrail; also, fielded panelled doors on
both main floors.


Listing NGR: SD5231305067

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