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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: 1073519



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

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whittingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 185966

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Whittingham Hall 5/119 22.6.1979 II

Manor house, subsequently farmhouse, now house. Probably earlier C17, much altered. Roughcast handmade brick on stone plinth, slate roof. Three bays, with projecting porch-cum-stairturret in centre, 2 small turrets at rear, various additions to left end and rear. Two storeys; wide 2-storey gabled porch has modern glazed and panelled door offset to right, inner porch with wide Tudor-arched inner doorway of oak, the lintel with an apex nick continued as an incised cross, studded board with ornamental strap hinges; stairlight windows on 2 levels, the 1st offset left and the other above the door, both sashed. All other windows are 12-pane sashes: to left 2 on each floor, to right one at ground floor and 2 above; in right gable one on each floor. Left gable has an extruded chimney stack, and continued to left is a large single-storey extension. Rear: middle bay flanked by narrow full-height gabled turrets (perhaps formerly garderobes), 3rd bay has rear-wall chimney; most of rear covered by large 2-storey lean-to. Interior: 1st bay has very large beam at end wall, like a hearth bressummer, and timber-framed partition wall with wattle exposed; ground floor room in 3rd bay said to have honeycomb-pattern coffered ceiling of carved beams, now concealed; dog-legged staircase with closed string, fielded panel newels, moulded handrail, panelled dado, but lacking balusters; roof of 5 kingpost trusses with curved struts, the east part apparently double-tiered, with a ceiling above the lower tie beams, which are chamfered.

Listing NGR: SD5624236088

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National Grid Reference: SD 56242 36088


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