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Oxendale Hall, Osbaldeston

Description: Oxendale Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183517

OS Grid Reference: SD6510433429
OS Grid Coordinates: 365104, 433429
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7960, -2.5312

Location: Osbaldeston, Lancashire BB2 7LZ

Locality: Osbaldeston
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB2 7LZ

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Listing Text

SD 63 SE
5/32 Oxendale Hall

House, 1656. Sandstone rubble.with stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic.
Facade has cross-wing at left, and a bay with gabled attic dormer on each
side of a porch of 2 storeys with attic. Windows mullioned with ovolo
moulding and chamfer, with hoods. Much of the stonework of the windows has
been renewed, and some of the sills have been lowered. The cross-wing has
a 6-light window on the ground floor, one of 5 lights above, and a 3-light
attic window. The bay to the left of the porch has windows with a similar
number of lights. To the right the windows are of 4 lights to the ground
and 1st floors and 3 lights to the attic. The porch has 3-light windows on
the 1st floor and to the attic. The door has a worn moulded stone surround
with segmental head and lintel inscribed: '1656 LRO'. Gables coped with
kneelers and finials. Chimneys at left, to right of porch, and on
right-hand gable. Quoins of right-hand gable wall appear to have been
replaced. Inside, the door opens against a firehood baffle. In the room to
the left of the porch the firehood bressumer remains, as do 2
ovolo-moulded axial main beams. The cross-wing is divided by a wall of
timber and wattle-and-daub and is entered by 2 timber doorways. On the 1st
floor of the cross-wing is a blocked moulded stone fireplace with a
plaster overmantel with plant decoration and various motifs including deer
and flowers. In the centre it has the inscription: '1657 LRO'. A 1st floor
window at the rear of the house includes a diamond pane painted with the
inscription: 'LOR 1658'. This appears to be genuine.

Listing NGR: SD6510433429

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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