PARROX HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1073082

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1949

Statutory Address: PARROX HALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PARROX HALL

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

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre (District Authority)

Parish: Preesall

National Grid Reference: SD 36017 47843

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Details

SD 34 NE PREESALL WITH HACKENSALL

2/27 Parrox Hall

8.11.1949

- II*

House, possibly early Cl7th, altered. Rendered brick with slate roof. H-plan. 2 stories with attic. East front has a small stair outshut against the north wall of the south cross-wing. Adjoining the south side of the north cross-wing is a gabled stair wing. The recessed part of the facade has a ground-floor loggia of Tuscan columns with embattled parapet. Windows are casements in rendered surrounds. South cross-wing of 2 bays. On ground floor are 2 C17th 3-light chamfered mullioned windows with hood. The single attic window of similar type is of 4 lights with hood. The north cross-wing has 2 windows on the ground floor and a single 6-light double-chamfered mullioned window of C17th type with hood on the 1st floor. The adjoining stair wing has a single window. Above the loggia are 4 windows. Behind it are 2 doorways, the left-hand one with pointed head, the right-hand one having a door with raised panels, the upper ones shouldered. Main chimney between 2 doorways. West facade has casement windows with plain reveals. South wing projects considerably towards west. Adjoining its north side is a shorter parallel wing, of 2 bays. The recessed part of the facade is of 2 bays, as is the north cross-wing. The north wall of the north cross-wing has a chimney with a brick cap of zig-zag outline on plan. Interior. The hall, in the northern part of the central section, has a moulded shouldered fireplace of C18th type, and 2 boxed axial . beams. It has wall panelling of C17th type, with raised diamonds on the panels, probably re-set. Other woodwork details, including the doors, shutters, and stair handrail, are of early C18th type. The west room of the north cross-wing has a timber cornice, and Corinthian pilasters at intervals around the walls.

Listing NGR: SD3601747843

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 185039

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