This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 63SW SAMLESBURY PRESTON NEW ROAD
2/99 Lodge to Samlesbury Hall - GV II
Gate lodge, probably late C19. Rendered brick on stone plinth, steeply- pitched roofs with 2 ridge chimneys. Square plan of one storey with roof composed of 2 pairs of parallel ridges intersecting at right angles to make 2 gables to each side. Symmetrical; walls painted and rendered to match pattern of Samlesbury Hall (q.v.) i.e. black with 4 rows of white quatrefoils; central front door flanked by 6-light mullioned and transomed windows; each side wall has 2 similar windows. Incised inscription on north side of plinth identifying as originally in south wall of Blackburn Parish Church the following:-
(illegible) THOU DOE THY WORKE BEGINE THANK GOD CRAVE PARDON FOR THEY SIN AND THEN THY WORKE SHAL PROSPER SO AS WANT SHAL NEVER BREED THEE WOE. 1614. M. HAYE
Listing NGR: SD6251830491
© 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.
Brick, Render, Stone, Victorian Gate Lodge, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building
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