BISPHAM HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1068434
Date first listed:
23-Aug-1966
Statutory Address:
BISPHAM HALL, CRANK ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of BISPHAM HALL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1068434.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 14-Nov-2019 at 04:16:39.

Location

Statutory Address:
BISPHAM HALL, CRANK ROAD

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 52346 02469

Details

BILLINGE-WITH-WINSTANLEY CRANK ROAD SD 50 SW (west side) 8/31 Bispham Hall 23.8.66 - II* Large house. 1573 with later extensions. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings, roof now gone (1986). 3 storeys, 5 gabled bays, the 2nd and 4th bays project, the 1st and 5th bays project further and are wider. Base, quoins and some remaining coping. Most windows have double-chamfered mullions, probably restorations, and label moulds; most windows of 5 lights with transom. Ground floor has blocked window to 2nd bay, inner returns of 1st, 2nd and 5th bays have 4-light ovolo-mullioned blind windows with painted glazing. 1st floor has 4-light window to 4th bay and ovolo- mullioned blind windows to inner returns of 1st, 2nd and 5th bays. 2nd floor windows have no transoms, apart from 4-light window to 4th bay. Round-headed entrance has impost blocks, now blocked, arms under label mould above. Gable to 5th bay has round feature in coping. Left return has projecting gabled bay with canted projecting centre originally with hipped roof and rainwater head dated 1727. Continuous label moulds to windows, those to ground floor with double- chamfered mullions of 2 lights with transom those to 1st floor similar, with ovolo mullions, 2nd floor windows are ovolo-mullioned but have no transoms. Projecting lateral stack to right. Right return has projecting lateral stack with blocked fire windows and later lean-to shed with crow- stepped gable to front. Projecting gabled bay has ovolo- mullioned windows, as has extension to right. Rear has later extensions and a truncated stack, some mullioned windows and round-headed opening. Interior not inspected, upper storeys destroyed by fire; Tudor-headed doorway visible on 2nd floor; said to have large fireplaces, staircase with turned balusters has probably not survived. Although extensively damaged, the hall remains one of the most complete survivals from the C16 in the historic county of Lancashire.

Listing NGR: SD5245502493

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
213588
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 18 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11404/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].