Extwistle Hall and attached garden wall, Briercliffe - Burnley

C16-17 gentry hall house with later C19 alterations. No progress has been made on either temporary or permanent repairs, or refurbishment. The building is now in a seriously dilapidated condition and continues to deteriorate at an accelerating rate. Historic England are working with the Local Authority and prospective new owners for a scheme to achieve the repair and re-use of the building.

Extwistle Hall and attached garden wall, Briercliffe - Burnley
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Extwistle Hall and attached Garden Wall at SD 875 338
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1072655
  • Local Planning Authority: Burnley
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house


  • Building Name: Extwistle Hall and attached garden wall
  • County: Lancashire
  • District / Borough: Burnley
  • Parish: Briercliffe
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Burnley
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Commercial company

Contact Details

David James 0161 242 1414

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England