SKULL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1073003

Date first listed: 28-May-1981

Statutory Address: SKULL HOUSE, BEACON VIEW

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SKULL HOUSE, BEACON VIEW

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

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire (District Authority)

Parish: Wrightington

National Grid Reference: SD 52324 09975

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Details

WRIGHTINGTON BEACON VIEW SD 50 NW Appley Bridge

10/89 Skull House 28-5-1981 II

House. Probably late C17 with earlier remains, altered C19 and C20. Pebbledashed brick and stone with remains of cruck frame. Artificial stone roof. North wall has central 2-storey gabled range which has a recessed 6-light chamfered mullioned window. The other windows have plain reveals. To its left is a shallow window and on the 1st floor a C20 casement. To the left and right are wings of one storey with attic. The left-hand one has a door to the right of a window. The right-hand one has a door to the left of its window. Chimneys to right of left-hand wing and towards rear of ridge of middle range. Attached to the east gable wall of the left-hand wing is a large water trough cut from a single block of sandstone. Interior: left-hand wing contains cruck truss partly visible in wall to left of doorway. The left-hand room has chamfered and stopped common joists and an ovolo-moulded spine beam. The joists are supported on a clamp pegged to the cruck tie-beam. At the junction between the middle range and the right-hand wing there is said to be a second cruck truss, now covered. The north room of the middle range has ovolo-moulded main joists. The south room has 2 similar joists which are lodged on a roll-moulded firehood bressumer. A C17 plank door opens into an extension on the west side.

Listing NGR: SD5232409975

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