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Hammerton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Easington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9791 / 53°58'44"N

Longitude: -2.4302 / 2°25'48"W

OS Eastings: 371880

OS Northings: 453761

OS Grid: SD718537

Mapcode National: GBR CQGF.NB

Mapcode Global: WH95X.M7YV

Entry Name: Hammerton Hall

Listing Date: 16 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183089

Location: Easington, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Easington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Slaidburn St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


10/38 Hammerton Hall
- II*

House, probably c.1600, with east cross-wing added C19th. Slobbered rubble with
sandstone dressings and slate roof. E-plan. 2 storeys with attic. On each side
of the central porch, on both floors, is a 6-light mullioned window with outer
chamfer, inner hollow chamfer, and hood. The left-hand cross-wing has the remains
of a chamfered surround, with a hood, now containing a modern door and window. On
the 1st floor is a window similar to those flanking the porch. The 3-light attic
window has an ogee head and hood. The gable has a coping, and the west wall has
a large projecting stack with offsets. The right-hand (east) cross-wing has
punched quoins. On the ground floor is a window of 3 large lights with chamfered
stone surround and mullions, with a hood. On the 1st floor is a window similar
to those flanking the porch, but with 3 mullions only remaining. The attic has
a blocked 3-light window matching that to the other wing and either reconstructed
or a copy. The gable has a coping. The gabled porch oversails on the 1st floor
with a cyma moulding. This floor has an ovolo-moulded mullioned and transomed
window, with 12 lights, all blocked, at the front, and 6 lights on each return
wall, with some blocked. Above is a 5-light attic window matching those to the
wings, and a gable coping. The outer doorway is moulded with a Tudor-arched
head and hood. The inner doorway is chamfered with a similar head. An early
door of studded vertical planks remains. Central range of rear has some
double-chamfered windows on each floor, mostly blocked.
Interior. At the left of the passage immediately inside the front door, now
partly covered by a later stair, is a doorway in a timber partition with ogee
doorhead, and a plank door, split horizontally and with early hinges. Other
internal walls are formed by wattle-and-daub panels in timber framing, by
vertical framed panelling, and by square panelling with plain chamfered rails
and muntins. The east cross-wing has softwood beams, but a doorway leading into
it on the 1st floor, from the central part of the house, is of chamfered stone
with a Tudor-arched head. The west cross-wing has, in its front room, a wide
chamfered fireplace with segmental head. A door leading to the rear room has
a deep hollow moulding and a Tudor-arched head. In the central section, to
the east of the cross-wing, is a spiral stone stair. A view of the house from
the rear,c.1720, appears in Buck, Samuel, Yorkshire Sketchbook, reproduced in
facsimile, Wakefield, 1979. ~ -

Listing NGR: SD7188053761

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

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