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Hacking Hall with Wall Enclosing Garden to North West, Billington and Langho

Description: Hacking Hall with Wall Enclosing Garden to North West

Grade: I
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183492

OS Grid Reference: SD7093036903
OS Grid Coordinates: 370930, 436903
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8276, -2.4431

Location: Billington, Lancashire BB6 8AS

Locality: Billington and Langho
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB6 8AS

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Listing Text

SD 73 NW
2/7 Hacking Hall with wall enclosing
27-8-1952 garden to north-west
- I
Large house, early C17. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys
with attic. Facade has one-bay cross-wings and recessed one-bay centre
with gabled dormer. On each side of the centre is a projecting bay in the
angle with the cross-wing, carried up to attic level as a gabled turret.
The right-hand one forms a porch on the ground floor. The windows are
mullioned, with hollow chamfer, outer chamfer, and hoods. Those to the
cross-wings are of 5 lights on the 1st and ground floors and 4 lights to
the attic. The windows to the angle turrets are of 3 lights except for the
left-hand one on the ground floor which is of 4. The central part of the
facade has a 6-light ground-floor window and one of 5 lights above. The
porch has a door with moulded surround and Tudor-arched head. Chimneys on
side walls of cross-wings and on rear wall of hall, all with projecting
stacks. East chimney shaft now stops at eaves, but was said to be dated
'1607' with initials 'T.L.' (VCH). Against this chimney stack there is a
corbelled 1st floor garderobe projection. Inside, there is timber-framed
partitioning in the east wing, a chamfered hall fireplace with segmental
arch, and a similar smaller fireplace in the west wing. The attic has
closely-spaced trusses with curved principals and high collars. The garden
in front of the main facade is enclosed by a low rubble wall with a
moulded coping.

Listing NGR: SD7093036903

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Source: English Heritage

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