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Scale Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0567 / 54°3'24"N

Longitude: -2.8206 / 2°49'14"W

OS Eastings: 346379

OS Northings: 462621

OS Grid: SD463626

Mapcode National: GBR 8PRJ.4J

Mapcode Global: WH846.N92C

Plus Code: 9C6V354H+MQ

Entry Name: Scale Hall

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Last Amended: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383223

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Skerton West

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Skerton St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Description


LANCASTER

SD46SE MORECAMBE ROAD
1685-1/1/192 (South side)
22/12/53 Scale Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
MORECAMBE ROAD
Scale Hall Farmhouse and Stables)

GV II

Small manor house, now restaurant and country club. c1700,
altered C20. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings
and slate roof. L-plan formed by 3-unit front range with rear
wing.
2 storeys and 5 bays, symmetrical, with raised quoins, and
bands above the windows on both floors. The central doorway,
up 4 steps, has a shouldered architrave with pulvinated frieze
and broken pediment, plus 10-panel door with overlight. All
windows on both floors have moulded architraves. Those at
ground floor to the right are taller, all the ground-floor
sashes have 8 large panes, while those above have 18 small
panes. The roof has 2 small skylights in each slope, gable
copings, and gable chimneys, and a 3rd chimney rises from the
rear wall.
Rear: wing at south end, with a large single-storey lean-to in
the angle. At 1st-floor of main range, 2 windows like those at
the front, and a small window between them. Doorway at
junction of side wall of lean-to, and a small square window in
each wall. The re-entrant of the wing has remains of former
windows in vertical alignment close to the junction. The rear
gable of the wing has staggered stair windows on 4 levels, all
recessed cross-windows except the 3rd, which is sashed, and a
2-light mullioned attic window. The wing has a ridge chimney.
INTERIOR: some partition walls removed, but parlour in front
left room is fully panelled: raised and fielded panels, with
pilasters, pulvinated frieze, and moulded cornice; a
cross-corner fireplace with bolection-moulded surround; and a
secret cupboard in the panelling on the opposite wall.
The former kitchen to the rear at the same end has 3 large
roughly-shaped beams, and a large segmental-arched stone
inglenook fireplace with bolection-moulded surround. The
staircase in the wing is doglegged to the full height, has a
closed string, slim turned balusters, and moulded handrail,
and is contained by a timber-framed partition wall.


Listing NGR: SD4637962621

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