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Melling Hall Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Melling-with-Wrayton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.1356 / 54°8'8"N

Longitude: -2.6156 / 2°36'56"W

OS Eastings: 359876

OS Northings: 471263

OS Grid: SD598712

Mapcode National: GBR BN5M.J7

Mapcode Global: WH951.S9NW

Entry Name: Melling Hall Hotel

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182456

Location: Melling-with-Wrayton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Melling-with-Wrayton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstall St John the Baptist and Melling St Wilfred and Leck St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 57 SE

4/158 Melling Hall Hotel

Hotel, formerly house, early-to-mid Cl8th, altered late C18th Central
block, of sandstone ashlar with hipped tile roof, is of 3 storeys and was
originally of 5 bays. Only the attic storey retains 5 windows: the lower
storeys have been reduced to 3 bays. The windows are sashed with glazing
bars and have architraves. This central part of the facade has a
modillioned cornice and a blocking course. The door, in the central bay,
has a plain stone surround and a tetrastyle Ionic porch of later C18th
type. This has half columns as responds.The frieze is fluted over the
columns and has a central oval patera. To the left of the main block is a
lower addition of rendered rubble, of 2 storeys and 2 bays. Its windows
have plain stone surrounds: those to the right-hand bay are sashed with
glazing bars. The ground-floor left-hand window is set within a blocked
door surround. The door is between bays and has a plain stone surround. To
the right of the main block are 4 2-storey bays of rendered rubble with a
cornice and blocking course, the 3rd and 4th bays set back slightly and
covered by a glass lean-to on the ground floor. The windows are sashed
with glazing bars and architraves. To the right of the ground-floor window
of the 2nd bay is a smaller similar window. Inside, the right-hand part of
the main block forms a stair hall, the stairs cutting across the
right-hand ground-floor window. The stair, of 2 flights at right angles
leading to a balustraded landing, has an open string and wreathed
handrail. Each tread has 3 turned balusters and a carved tread bracket.

Listing NGR: SD5987571265

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

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