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EXTWISTLE HALL AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AT SD 875 338

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: EXTWISTLE HALL AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AT SD 875 338

List entry Number: 1072655

Location

EXTWISTLE HALL AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AT SD 875 338

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

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Briercliffe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184007

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History

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Details

SD 83 SE BRIERCLIFFE WITH EXTWISTLE 3/1 Extwistle Hall with attached garden wall at SD 875 338

1.4.1953 - II*

Gentry hall-house, now farmhouse. C16 and C17, altered, partly destroyed and remodelled in later C19. Coursed squared sandstone and coursed sandstone rubble, with quoins, stone slate roofs on various levels, some with gable copings and ball finials. Irregular plan of uncertain development, with ranges on 3 sides of a small courtyard, the 4th side enclosed by a high wall; hall range on south side, 3 high storeys with 1st floor hall raised over a service basement (probably C17 rebuilding of C16 original); at the east end a low 2-storey crosswing (probably C16) and attached to the north-east corner of this another low 2-storey range (perhaps formerly lodgings); at the west end, overlapping the corner of the hall and built to the same height, a projecting stair wing of 4 storeys, which is the remodelled surviving element of formerly much larger crosswing (probably later C17). Numerous features of interest externally, including hall window of 15 + 15 lights with a king mullion, 2 transoms, and mullions with ogee moulding, and at ground floor of rear of hall range a C16 window of 3 round-headed lights with hollow spandrels and chamfered flush mullions. Interior: in east wing, 2 king-post roof trusses (one open); in hall range, lofty hall (now partitioned) with moulded arched fireplace (blocked), remants of moulded plaster decoration including geometrical patterns on ceiling, vine frieze, and foliated overmantel lettered "CRAS NESCIO CUIUS". Home of gentry family of Parker from mid C16. For further details see RCHM pp.135-7 et passim; VCH Lancs VI pp.472-3.

Listing NGR: SD8750033800

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1911), 472-3
Pearson, S, Rural Houses of the Lancashire Pennines 1560-1760, (1985)

National Grid Reference: SD 87605 33800

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