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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: 1072574



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brindle

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: 184293

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BRINDLE HOGHTON LANE (off) SD 62 NW 2/42 Brindle Lodge 22.10.52 - II*

House, now Health Authority staff college. Built c.1808 for William Heatley. Mostly sandstone ashlar, with some red brick at rear, low hipped slate roof concealed by a parapet. L-plan: double-depth front range with rear service wing. Two storeys, symmetrical, in classical style; plinth, band, modillioned cornice, plain parapet; in the centre, up 4 steps, a wide porch with unfluted Ionic columns and entablature protecting a tripartite doorway with similar columns and responds and very large elliptical fanlight with tracery; 6 tall sashed windows at ground floor and 7 above, all without glazing bars. Right return wall has 4 similar windows on each floor, the 1st at ground floor blind; set-back and slightly lower service wing in matching style has 3 windows on each floor; rear of this wing of red brick in Flemish bond has in centre a round-headed door with Tuscan architrave and fanlight, above this a round-headed stairlight, and other openings of less interest. Interior: principal feature of interest is circular entrance hall with geometrical stone staircase, elegant curvilinear iron balusters, glass domed skylight with moulded plaster frieze; doorways with classical architraves of various kinds; moulded plaster ceilings (probably later C19).

Listing NGR: SD6031026651

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National Grid Reference: SD 60310 26651


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