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Smithills Coaching House

A Grade II Listed Building in Smithills, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.6038 / 53°36'13"N

Longitude: -2.4565 / 2°27'23"W

OS Eastings: 369890

OS Northings: 412006

OS Grid: SD698120

Mapcode National: GBR CV8R.ZW

Mapcode Global: WH97N.7PH5

Plus Code: 9C5VJG3V+GC

Entry Name: Smithills Coaching House

Listing Date: 26 April 1972

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476281

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Smithills

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Halliwell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


797-1/1/218 (East side (off))
26/04/72 Coach House Restaurant
(Formerly Listed as:
Smithills Coaching House)


Coach house and stables with coachman's cottage, now
restaurant complex. c1875. Probably by Devey, the architect of
alterations and additions at that time to the nearby Smithills
Hall (qv), which the coach house was built to serve. Coursed
and squared rubble with some half-timbering in gables and
stone flagged roof.
PLAN: asymmetrical courtyard plan, with former stables forming
the rear range, and coachman's cottage projecting from
EXTERIOR: entrance towards left of courtyard, a 4-centred
archway with triple timbered coved gable above; single gable
on inner face with clock at apex; cupola to roof above. High
level mullioned windows in external wall, beneath gables.
Stepped roofed western range with ogival cupola surmounting
roof. A blocked 4-centred arch to left, flat roofed extension
obscuring other original features. Similar extension obscures
arched entrances to stable range to north, the arches now only
visible internally. Angled eastern range, with some original
mullioned windows with leaded lights to first floor.
Former coachman's cottage to south-west: jettied timber-framed
upper storey with quatrefoil panelled band, Single mullioned
window on each floor, and side entry to west (renewed).
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD6989012006

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

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