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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: 1072644



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jan-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357553

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5/38 Lower Burgh Hall 4.1.1977 - II*

Timber-framed farmhouse, early C17 or earlier. Braced box-frame construction on high stone plinth, some parts with rendered infill, others with brick cladding; roof of stone slates with a chimney on the ridge, one at left side wall and external stone chimney to right side wall. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, the 1st and 3rd bays built as projecting crosswings, with projecting stair turret to rear of 2nd bay and C19 2-storey outshut to 2nd and 3rd bays. Two storeys; projecting gables of wings are brick with C19 windows, centre bay is timber-framed mostly concealed by render; single storey stone porch with later leanto roof in angle of right wing has moulded segmental headed opening, a moulded band following the voussoirs, a corbelled head and a frieze with a circular chamfered recess flanked by 2 blank shields; under eaves above porch is wooden mullion window (blocked). Return wall of right wing has dressed stone chimney stack and exposed timber framing with 2 wooden mullion windows. Stair turret at rear has similar timber framing. Interior: arch-bracing to tie-beams of hall part; large stone chimney stack (probably inserted after first building,replacing original smoke hood) which has large square moulded stone fireplaces to 1st floor chambers (modern fireplaces at ground floor possibly concealing earlier hearths to 2nd and 3rd bays); beams at ground floor of all 3 bays are rounded with fillet and stops. Rear stair turret incorporates a 1st floor garderobe chamber with chute to drain, highly unusual in houses of this size and date.

Listing NGR: SD5714615691

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National Grid Reference: SD 57146 15691


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