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Tower House and Former Stables and Barn Adjoining, Halton-with-Aughton

Description: Tower House and Former Stables and Barn Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 181851

OS Grid Reference: SD4995564692
OS Grid Coordinates: 349955, 464692
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0757, -2.7663

Location: 19 Church Brow, Halton, Lancashire LA2 6LR

Locality: Halton-with-Aughton
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 6LR

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Listing Text


16/87 Tower House and former Stables
4. 10. 1967 and barn adjoining
(formerly listed as Tower House
under Halton)


House and former stables and barn to Halton Hall, late C18th. Sandstone
rubble with slate roofs. House of 3 storeys with 3-bay north facade to
road and battlemented parapet. Ground floor has 2 sashed windows with
glazing bars and plain stone surrounds, in bays 2 and 3. 1st floor
windows are sashed with glazing bars with moulded architraves, the outer
2 having cyma cornices and the central one having a moulded pediment.
2nd floor windows have plain stone surrounds, the outer 2 being blank and
the central one being sashed with glazing bars. East wall of tower has a
sashed window with glazing bars in a plain stone surround on the 1st floor
and a 6-pane sash in a similar surround on the 2nd floor. 2-bay 2-storey
portion of the house extends to the south under the same roof as the
adjoining stables, having openings with plain reveals in the east wall,
the 3 window being sashed with glazing bars. The west wall of the tower
is blank except for one ground-floor window with plain reveals and one
1st floor window with a plain stone surround. Lean-to extensions at rear.
West wall of former stables has 2 wide entrances with modern doors, the
southern one having dressed jambs. Between them are 2 doors having plain
reveals. At the southern end is a wide segmental-arched entrance and a
door with plain reveals. At the south is a smaller 3-storey battlemented
tower. Its south wall has a window with plain reveals on the 1st floor
and an opening with a pointed arch on the 2nd floor, filled by stone
openings for a dovecote.

Listing NGR: SD4995564692

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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