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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.


List entry Number: 1072510



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rivington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184439

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RIVINGTON RIVINGTON LANE (off) SD 61 SW 14/186 Rivington Hall Barn 22.10.52 GV II

Barn, now licensed for music, dancing etc. Probably C16, restored, altered and enlarged c.1905 by Jonathan Simpson for Lord Leverhulme. Cruck frame, cladding of coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Long range of 7 bays, with aisles added c.1905, the roof carried down over them on flatter pitch; in centre of west side a T-plan timber-framed porch in Tudor style, and in both gables a long flush mullion window at ground floor and similar mullion and transom window above; east side altered and with various service additions. Interior: 6 full cruck trusses all on large boulder padstones and all with tie-beams, collars and yokes; aisle principals, dorsals and windbraces purlins appear to be all modern additions. Reference: VCH Lancs V p.289

Listing NGR: SD6331614488

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 25 Lancashire,

National Grid Reference: SD 63316 14488


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