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Description: Melling Hall Hotel
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182456
OS Grid Reference: SD5987671263
OS Grid Coordinates: 359876, 471263
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1356, -2.6156
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MELLING-WITH-WRAYTON MAIN STREET (east side)
SD 57 SE
4/158 Melling Hall Hotel
Hotel, formerly house, early-to-mid Cl8th, altered late C18th Central
block, of sandstone ashlar with hipped tile roof, is of 3 storeys and was
originally of 5 bays. Only the attic storey retains 5 windows: the lower
storeys have been reduced to 3 bays. The windows are sashed with glazing
bars and have architraves. This central part of the facade has a
modillioned cornice and a blocking course. The door, in the central bay,
has a plain stone surround and a tetrastyle Ionic porch of later C18th
type. This has half columns as responds.The frieze is fluted over the
columns and has a central oval patera. To the left of the main block is a
lower addition of rendered rubble, of 2 storeys and 2 bays. Its windows
have plain stone surrounds: those to the right-hand bay are sashed with
glazing bars. The ground-floor left-hand window is set within a blocked
door surround. The door is between bays and has a plain stone surround. To
the right of the main block are 4 2-storey bays of rendered rubble with a
cornice and blocking course, the 3rd and 4th bays set back slightly and
covered by a glass lean-to on the ground floor. The windows are sashed
with glazing bars and architraves. To the right of the ground-floor window
of the 2nd bay is a smaller similar window. Inside, the right-hand part of
the main block forms a stair hall, the stairs cutting across the
right-hand ground-floor window. The stair, of 2 flights at right angles
leading to a balustraded landing, has an open string and wreathed
handrail. Each tread has 3 turned balusters and a carved tread bracket.
Listing NGR: SD5987571265
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Source: English Heritage
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