OLD WELL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1318034
Date first listed:
27-Apr-1984
Statutory Address:
OLD WELL HALL, 15,16,17 AND 18

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD WELL HALL, 15,16,17 AND 18

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Ribble Valley (District Authority)
Parish:
Downham
National Grid Reference:
SD 78574 44159

Details

SD 78 44 DOWNHAM DOWNHAM VILLAGE

13/22 Nos, 15, 16, 17 and 18 (Old Well Hall) (Formerly listed as Old Well Hall) 29.12.1952 GV II*

Row of 3 houses, formerly one, C17th. Rubble with sandstone dressings and stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic. Windows double-chamfered with mullions and hoods. No,15 (at the left) has a 5-light window on each floor. At the right on the 1st floor is a chamfered window surround of C19th type. Below is a door with chamfered surround of C19th type with Tudor-arched head. The central house (nos. 16 & 17) had a gabled porch with the upper storeys oversailing on a cyma-moulded string. To the left are windows of 3 lights and 2 lights, the latter modern but in keeping. On the 1st floor is one of 3 lights. To the right of the porch is a 5-light ground-floor window and one of 4 lights on the 1st floor. At the far right on both floors is a chamfered fire window with segmental head, the 1st floor one being blocked. The porch has a 2-light 1st floor window. Above it is a blocked oculus with cyma-moulded surround. Below it is a blank rectangular plaque with cyma-moulded surround. Both return walls of the porch have blocked one-light chamfered windows with segmental heads. The outer porch door has a cyma-moulded surround with segmental head and moulded imposts. Set within it is a chamfered stone surround of C19th type. The inner porch door is cyma-moulded with segmental head. No,18, to the right, has a 5-light window on the ground floor and one of 4 lights on the 1st floor. The door, to the left, has a chamfered stone surround of C19th type with Tudor-arched head. The right-hand gable wall has later additions on the ground floor. On the 1st floor is a blocked 2-light mullioned window. Above are 2 blocked attic lights. Interior. The middle house has a massive chamfered axial beam to its right-hand room, with exposed chamfered and stopped common joists. The outline of a wide chamfered stone fireplace can be seen through wallpaper. Above the fireplace is a stone shield carved with a star. The interiors of Nos. 15 and 18 were not accessible at the time of survey.

Listing NGR: SD7857444159

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
183341
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: 17 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08331/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Finch. Source Historic England Archive
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