OSBALDESTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1290091
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1960
Statutory Address:
OSBALDESTON HOUSE, HIGHER WALTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OSBALDESTON HOUSE, HIGHER WALTON ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
South Ribble (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 57246 27950

Details

SD 52NE 5/126

WALTON LE DALE, Off HIGHER WALTON ROAD Osbaldeston House

Sept.1960

II*

Farmhouse dated 1661, with later addition; now house. Brick on stone plinth, stone dressings, slate roof with chimneys at left gable, on ridge, and at right side. L-shaped plan, both elements of 2 bays. Two and 2½ storeys. Front formed by 2½ storey gable of C17 house with 2-storey later addition to the left; at the junction, and rising only to the eaves, is a 2-storey gabled porch, the front of its ground floor all of stone, continued above as quoins, with a chamfered doorway, above this a stone tablet (protected by a straight dripstone), the 4 corners and the centre of which are lettered in relief: 1 6/ O/ WD/ 6 1 (= William and Dorothy Osbaldeston) and at 1st floor a 3-light moulded stone mullion window. Right of the porch the C17 house has stone quoins, single-course brick bands on 2 levels, and double chamfered stone mullion windows in all walls: at the front, of 2 and 3 lights at ground floor (slightly different levels), 2 and 3 lights at 1st floor, and 3 lights in the attic; at the side 3 and 4 lights at ground floor, 3 and 3 above; and at the back, 5, 5 and 3 lights. Extension left of porch has sashed windows with segmental brick heads in the 1st bay, low sashed windows in the 2nd bay. Rear has a lean-to in the re-entrant, and sashed windows with glazing bars in the lst bay. Interior: the C17 part has ovolo moulded beams on both floors, a diamond-pattern stone flagged floor in the entrance hall, cross-corner fireplaces in both ground floor rooms, an original dog leg staircase with turned balusters, and a purlin roof. Remarkably complete survival of interior detail of this period.

Listing NGR: SD5724627950

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
358031
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/00117/24
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