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MAINS HALL

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.

Name: MAINS HALL

List entry Number: 1071996

Location

MAINS HALL, MAINS LANE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Singleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Jun-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183635

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SINGLETON (off) MAINS LANE SD 34 SE 1/65 Mains Hall 9.6.67 (formerly listed as Mains Hall (including moat, well, barn and dovecote))

GV II

Manor house, perhaps originally late C16, remodelled in C17, altered in C18, and subsequently; now hotel. White-painted rendered brick, slate roof. Now very irregular plan: 2-room hall range flanked by short projecting gabled bays, with large rear extension to the centre and various outshuts and additions. Formerly 3 storeys, reduced to 2 storeys in C18. Front has doorway in centre, 4 windows at ground floor and 5 above, one window on each floor of the left gable and 2 on each floor of the right, all of these windows modern vertical rectangular casements with diamond-leaded glazing. Rear wall has traces of 3 labels to former brick mullion windows, and there is a 2-light brick mullion window in the apex of has two 1/4-round moulded beams with large cyma stops, ex situ panelling in C17 style; former kitchen (now bar) to rear of hall has stopped chamfered beams and similar bressumer; staircase with turned balusters, panelled newel posts, broad handrail; roof of 4 collar trusses with cambered collars, 2 pairs of purlins windbraced above and below (some braces missing), 2nd and 4th trusses have wattle and daub infill and doorways with chamfered jambs (a curiosity of the roof is that the tie-beams appear to rest on wall plates set about one metre from the walls, which are clearly re-used, having joist housings on the upper edges).

Listing NGR: SD3701940516

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National Grid Reference: SD 37019 40516

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