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Dunkenhalgh Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7665 / 53°45'59"N

Longitude: -2.3956 / 2°23'44"W

OS Eastings: 374018

OS Northings: 430091

OS Grid: SD740300

Mapcode National: GBR CSQW.4K

Mapcode Global: WH96X.5LHC

Plus Code: 9C5VQJ83+JQ

Entry Name: Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Listing Date: 11 July 1966

Last Amended: 7 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183865

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Clayton-le-Moors

Built-Up Area: Clayton-le-Moors

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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2/62 Dunkenhalgh Hotel

he item shall be amended to read CLAYTON-LE-MOORS BLACKBURN ROAD

Dunkenhalgh Hotel


SD 73 SW
2/62 Dunkenhalgh Hotel
11.7.1966 (Formerly listed under Blackburn Road)

Large house, seat of Petre family, substantially C19 but
incorporating parts of house first built by Judge Thomas Walmsley
c.1600; now hotel. Mainly coursed sandstone rubble (part rendered)
with ashlar facade; 3-span and 2-span roofs of slate and some stone
slate, with various clustered chimneys, and glazed circular lantern.
Compound T-shaped plan, formed by additions to part of C17 house.
Two storeys in castellated Tudor style. Symmetrical embattled 5-bay
centre range with embattled single storey porch and cross windows,
flanked by higher embattled crosswings which project slightly and
have different windows. Battlements of right wing carry round
5-bay west front which has in the centre an embattled ground floor
portal with corners continued as very high octagonal turrets with
embattled caps; between these the parapets is raised and carries
a coat of arms with motto "SANS DIEU RIEN"; and cross windows on
both floors. Rear is very irregular, but includes part of C17
range (altered) and attached to this a service wing (C18) with
arcaded ground floor. Interior: some ex situ panelling with very
elaborate early C17 oak overmantel lettered "TW" "AW" (said to come
from Hacking Hall); various early C19 plaster mouldings (friezes with
oak leaves etc); decoration in one room incorporating C17 and C18
portraits of members of Walmsley family; series of Cl7 roof trusses
with collars and trenched purlins. (Ainsworth Homesteads pp. 323-335).

Listing NGR: SD7401830091

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