Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072556

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1967



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley (District Authority)

Parish: Croston

National Grid Reference: SD 48996 18494


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CROSTON TOWN ROAD SD 41 NE 8/93 The Grapes Hotel 17.4.67 GV II

Public house. Later C18 and early C19. Handmade brick with stone dressings and scored render, all colour-washed, roofs of slate and tile. T-plan: early C19 front block of 3 bays, with long rear wing probably late C18. Two storeys: symmetrical facade has central round-headed doorway with moulded stone surround and scrolled keystone, 2 windows at ground floor and 3 above, mostly 4-pane sashes and all with splayed stone heads. Right gable wall is buttressed, has 2 small and one square window at ground floor, another square window above, all top-hung casements with glazing bars. Rear range in 2 parts, the first one large bay with a lean-to porch in the angle, coupled square casements with small panes at ground floor and a 4-light sliding sash above, large chimney at rear gable; the second, slightly lower, 2 bays set back, has small lean-to porch in the angle, a segmental-headed door and window at ground floor, a 3-light sliding sash and 3-light casement above. Interior: some numbered doors at ground floor; open-well dog-legged staircase with open string, slender turned newels, stick balusters and ramped handrail; whole 1st floor of front is a meeting room with high ceiling of 3 pyramidal compartments (iron rings in the apexes), entered by a door with a bolted hinged flap cut in one panel; 1st floor of rear range is longitudinally partitioned, the west side stepped down and containing at the far end a small room with a prison cell built into it, this with a small square barred window and a wooden bunk inside. History: said to have been used as courthouse; and the front meeting room as a masonic hall. (No. 65 adjoins at left end).

Listing NGR: SD4899618494


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Legacy System number: 184345

Legacy System: LBS

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