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Ellel Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellel, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9773 / 53°58'38"N

Longitude: -2.793 / 2°47'34"W

OS Eastings: 348086

OS Northings: 453764

OS Grid: SD480537

Mapcode National: GBR 8QYF.3Z

Mapcode Global: WH84M.2988

Entry Name: Ellel Grange

Listing Date: 7 June 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182153

Location: Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Ellel

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ellel St John The Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


12/80 Ellel Grange


Country house, now hydro, 1857-9, probably by John Weightman, for William
Preston. Sandstone ashlar with slate roofs. Italian villa style. 2 storeys.
Ground floor has channelled rustication; and a cornice over. 1st floor has
rusticated quoins and a bracketed cornice with balustrade. Windows sashed
with no glazing bars, and architraves, those on the 1st floor with segmental
heads. North-west, entrance, front has 3-storey tower. To its left are 2
bays, the ground floor having a tripartite window flanked by smaller windows.
To the right and set back are 3 bays. Tower has rusticated corner pilaster
strips and a bracketed cornice. On the 2nd floor there is a 3-light window on
each side. Its 1st floor window has a cornice on brackets. The doorway has a
segmental head and is flanked by paired rusticated Tuscan columns. Above the
entablature is a coat of arms. The south-west facade is of 4 bays, the outer
bays projecting and with a bay window in the right-hand bay. The south-east
facade is of 7 bays, the central bay flanked by paired antae on the ground
floor, and with a single-storey canted bay window in the 2nd bay. Protecting
forwards to the right is a tall slim tower withy a battered rusticated
basement storey, rusticated corner pilaster strips, and paired round-headed
windows on each side under a cornice. Interior not fully accessible at time
of survey, but large entrance hall contains columns and antae of red granite,
plasterwork, and an Imperial stair with cast iron balustrade.

Listing NGR: SD4808653764

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

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