SAMLESBURY LOWER HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1074094
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
SAMLESBURY LOWER HALL, POTTER LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SAMLESBURY LOWER HALL, POTTER LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
South Ribble (District Authority)
Parish:
Samlesbury
National Grid Reference:
SD 59612 31522

Details

SD 53SE SAMLESBURY POTTER LANE

1/95 Samlesbury Lower Hall 11.11.1966 (Formerly listed as Lower Hall (now used - II as loose boxes for new houses of 1878))

House, c.1625, now ruined, only the front wall remaining. Red sandstone with yellow and white stone dressings. Original plan not known, but 9 bays in length. Two storeys (1½ remaining) with central 3-storey gabled porch of rusticated ashlar, hollow-chamfered doorway, window openings tall at 1st floor and square above. Left and right sides differ: left side of squared sandstone coursed and watershot, has 4 large double- chamfered cross windows irregularly spaced and linked at transom and head levels by bands of yellow stone. Right side of coursed and squared sandstone has continuous dripstone at windowhead level, and 5 window openings, the inner 2 deeper and blocked, the others being chamfered cross windows. There are 2 similar windows in the right return wall; and vestiges of 9 first floor windows. History: built c.1625 by Thomas Walmsley of Dunkenhalgh to replace original Lower Hall, following his purchase of moiety of manor of Samlesbury from Southworth family (R. Eaton History of Samlesbury, p.57).

Listing NGR: SD5961231522

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
358000
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Eaton, R, History of Samlesbury, (1936), 57

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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