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Newton Hall, Whittington

Description: Newton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182506

OS Grid Reference: SD5966474761
OS Grid Coordinates: 359664, 474761
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1671, -2.6193

Location: B6254, Whittingham, Lancashire LA6 2QF

Locality: Whittington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2QF

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Listing Text

SD 57 SE

4/206 Newton Hall


House, rebuilt probably in 1880s, probably by Paley and Austin. Sandstone
rubble with roofs mainly of slate.; 2 storeys. Main (south-east) front has
a projecting wing at the left and a gabled projection at the right.
Between them is a 2-storey porch. Above the ground-floor windows is a drip
course. Above this course both the porch and the right-hand projection
oversail. The windows are mullioned, some chamfered, some rebated and
chamfered. Their spacing is not completely regular, a result of the
conversion of an earlier house. To the left of the porch are windows of 2
and 4 lights, with 3 ones of 2 lights on the lst floor. To the right is
one bay which has a cross window on the ground floor and one of 2 lights
above. The right-hand gabled projection has 3 adjacent cross windows on
the ground floor and a 4-light window above. The right-hand return wall of
the left-hand wing has a 4-light window on each floor, the lst floor one
under a gable. The 1st floor window of the porch is of 3 lights. The
chamfered doorway has a carved shield of arms over the lintel: both are
enclosed by a hood. The gables have copings with finials. Chimneys on
right-hand gable and on gable of left-hand wing have projecting stacks.
Further chimneys to right of porch and between porch and left-hand wing.
Re-set on the west side of the house and used as a window is a moulded
door architrave with lintel inscribed: '16 ONI 78'. Set into the west wall
of a wing at the rear of the house is a stone inscribed: '1886 NNA'.
Inside, there is a fireplace with a wooden surround in a C17th style,
dated 'l886'. A room in the wing projecting at the west side of the front
has built-in cupboards of re-used panelling, incorporating inscriptions:
'NB 1600'; 'IB 1712'; 'RF 1650'.

Listing NGR: SD5966474761

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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