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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1073090



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whittle-le-Woods

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357673

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3/155 Lisieux Hall Hospital -


Large house, C17 and early C19. Dressed sandstone, with 3-span hipped slate roof, one chimney on the front ridge, another to rear. Square plan of 3 parallel ranges, all originally C17 and mostly encased with new walls in early C19. Two storeys, with attics to rear ranges; symmetrical facade of 7 bays with 1st floor band, modillioned cornice, plain parapet; to the centre a Tuscan tetrastyle porch with pulvinated frieze, modillioned cornice and blocking course; beneath this a stone doorcase with engaged Ionic columns. All windows are tall, with altered glazing. Second and 3rd bays of left return wall are gabled and retain C17 features: chamfered plinth, hollow chamfered dripcourses on 2 levels, and double-chamfered stone mullioned windows on 3 floors: in 2nd bay the hoodmould of a cellar window, a ground floor window formerly mullioned and transomed with 12 lights (only the king mullion remaining), at 1st floor a 6-light window with a king mullion and in the attic a 4-light window with a hoodmould; in 3rd bay a square ground floor window formerly mullioned and transomed, one window of 4 lights at 1st floor and in the attic another of 3 lights with a hoodmould. Right return wall has a central 2-storey canted bay rising to the parapet where there is a gable with kneelers and finials; flanking bays have wide canted bays at ground floor. Interior: altered, but some C17 beams remain, and there are 2 rooms with panelling of c. 1700 (one at ground floor of front range, other at 1st floor of rear range).

Listing NGR: SD5726621509

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National Grid Reference: SD 57266 21509


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