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Stanley House, Mellor

Description: Stanley House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183511

OS Grid Reference: SD6456429933
OS Grid Coordinates: 364564, 429933
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7645, -2.5390

Locality: Mellor
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB2 7PZ

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Listing Text

SD 62 NW
8/26 Stanley House
- II*
House, said to have been dated 1640 (Pevsner). Sandstone rubble. Left-hand
bay pebbledashed with slate roof. Other bays, now unoccupied, have stone
slates now partly missing. 3 storeys, with 2 bays to left of 3-storey
porch and one bay to right. Stone cornice. Windows mullioned, with outer
chamfer on ground and 1st floors, and with hoods. 1st and 2nd bays have
6-light ground-floor windows and ones of 5 lights on the 1st floor. The
right-hand bay has 6 lights to both the ground and 1st floors. The 2nd
floor windows are of 3 lights. The porch has 3-light windows, the upper
one stepped. Below the 1st floor window is a blank panel with moulded
border. The porch doorway has a cambered head and moulded jambs. Chimneys
on gables (with projecting stacks) and in line with porch. Inside, the
door opens against the side of the hall fireplace, which has a moulded
bressumer and jambs. The doorway from the lobby into the right-hand room
has been bricked up and a new doorway cut through at the rear of the
stack. At the rear of the hall is a stair projection, now without its
original stair. The left-hand wall of the hall, dividing it from the
occupied part of the house, is a later replacement in brick. The
right-hand room has heavy roll-moulded beams and a large blocked fireplace
with moulded jambs. On the 1st floor there are said to be 2 fireplaces
with cambered bressumers and moulded surrounds. RCHM report December 1977.

Listing NGR: SD6456429933

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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