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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: 1073028



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

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cuerdale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 357907

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5/1 Cuerdale Hall 25.7.52 - II

Farmhouse, now two dwellings, built C1700, with possible earlier survivals (V.C.H. Lancs, Vol.6, pp. 302-03), but much altered and extended subsequently. Brick and stone with slate roofs. Plan now roughly T-shaped, the west range containing evidence of the earliest building; the east range built later. Two storeys. West range of brick with stone quoins, rendered except on east wall, which has two buttresses to ground floor; large stone doorcase in west face of gabled extension now blocked by internal chimney stack. East range of rendered brick except south wall, which is of coursed stone and has various C19-C20 windows., Some windows in other walls are sashed with glazing bars: 6 on north side, 2 on west side. Interior: pair of very large bridging beams with quarter- round moulding in housepart of west range; 2 dogleg staircases, one with splat balusters, the other now boxed in; panelled wainscot with plain rails and fielded panels in one small upper room. House was once a seat of the Assheton family of Downham and Cuerdale.

Listing NGR: SD5765429429

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1906), 302-303

National Grid Reference: SD 57654 29429


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