This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 52 SW FARINGTON CENTURION WAY
8/6 Farington Lodge
House, early to mid-C19. Brick with stone plinth, stone dressings, hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan with rear wings. Two storeys and 5 bays, symmetrical; stone string course, cornice and parapet; doorcase with rectangular fanlight and margin lights, porch of Ionic order, windows sashed with splayed stone heads. Side wall chimney stacks to front rooms.
Extension of one bay at left end of ground floor, with modern 1st floor extension above it. Side walls have 2-storey canted bays. Interior: very elaborate plaster moulding to friezes and cornices, continued in varied designs in all principal rooms, stairwell and landing: anthemion and palmette in hall and front room left, vine in front room right, etc.
Panelled doors with Greek Key pattern. Open well staircase with open string,scrolled brackets, columnar newels and coupled turned balusters.
House was home of William Bashall, proprietor of Farington Cotton Mill.
Listing NGR: SD5489923551
© Mr K. Foster. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Foster, K.
Rights Holder: Foster, K.
Slate, Stone, Brick, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling
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