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Lower Hall Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Downham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8934 / 53°53'36"N

Longitude: -2.3295 / 2°19'46"W

OS Eastings: 378444

OS Northings: 444182

OS Grid: SD784441

Mapcode National: GBR DR5F.G2

Mapcode Global: WH96C.5DZM

Entry Name: Lower Hall Cottages

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183354

Location: Downham, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Downham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Downham St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


13/35 No. 1 Lower Hall Cottages

House, probably early C19th with late C16th remains. Rubble, mainly
limestone, with stone slate roof. 3 storeys. To the left of the door
are mullioned windows with an inner hollow chamfer and an outer casement
moulding. The ground-floor one is of 5 lights; those on the 1st and
2nd floors are of 6 lights each. To the right of the door are chamfered
mullioned windows of C19th type, one on each floor, with 4 lights on the
ground floor, 3 lights on the flat floor and 2 lights on the 2nd floor.
The door has a chamfered stone surround. To the right of the door are
traces of a blocked window. Also to the right of the door, on the 1st
and 2nd floor, is a straight joint. Chimneys to left of door and at
right of house. The rear (north-west) wall borders the garden of
Downham Hall and is blank apart from a ground-floor outshut. Within
an open section of this outshut, in the rear wall of the house, is
a deeply-moulded doorway with ogee head. The door itself is of plank
construction with bands of studs and with 2 decorative iron straps.
Interior. The western room has a late C18th fireplace with tooled
false keystone and moulded stone mantel.

Listing NGR: SD7844444182

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