SPEKE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1359837
Date first listed:
28-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
SPEKE HALL, SPEKE HALL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SPEKE HALL, SPEKE HALL ROAD

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

District:
Liverpool (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 41865 82568

Details

SJ 48 SW 10/1173

SPEKE HALL ROAD, L24 Speke Hall

28.6.52

G.V. I

House. South range of 1490-1506, east and west ranges of c.1540-1560, North range of 1598. For Norris Family. Timber frame on stone base with stone lateral stacks. Stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic, courtyard plan. Coved cornice and gables, some bays project with gables. Windows of 5 and 6 lights with transom, leaded glazing. Entrance to north range has stone 4-centred arch and paired studded doors. Flanking stone walls have parapets with round projections and connect this item with bridge over moat (q.v.). Inscription above records building of range. Interior has great hall with 2 bay windows, fireplace with stone ornamental and panelling. Billiard room to west has panelling and elaborate timber overmantel and rich plaster ceiling. Wallpaper in corridor designed by W. Morris. One of the most important timber framed manor houses in the country, Speke Hall has connections with J. M. Whistler. For fuller description see Pevsner: Buildings of England, South Lancashire, p240-242 and Country Life, XIII, pp336 and 338;X CIV, p 376.

Listing NGR: SJ4186582568

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
359547
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969), 240-242
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 28 Merseyside,

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: 19 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/13900/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andy Hibbert. Source Historic England Archive
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