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Description: Bolton Hall
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183531
OS Grid Reference: SD6739234136
OS Grid Coordinates: 367392, 434136
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8025, -2.4966
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SD 63 SE
5/46 Bolton Hall
House, 1655. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
Lobby-entry plan. Windows mullioned, double-chamfered with hoods. They are
of 5 lights except for those to the 2nd bay which are of 7 lights, all
with diamond leading. Between the 2nd and 3rd bays is a 2-storey porch
under a catslide roof. Its 1st floor oversails and has a 2-light window in
the right-hand return wall. The door has a chamfered surround. The lintel
was inscribed 'LBM 1655' (VCH) but all trace of this has been destroyed by
sand blasting. Chimneys in line with porch and on left-hand gable, which
is coped with kneelers. The front elevation has inappropriate strap
pointing. At the rear is a blocked 1st floor window which had timber
mullions. Inside, all 3 ground-floor rooms have chamfered axial beams, the
right-hand room with exposed chamfered and stopped common joists. The
middle room has an inglenook with chamfered and stopped bressumer and
stone jamb. A similar fireplace backing onto it in the right-hand room has
been partly blocked and part of the bressumer removed. The left-hand room
has a chamfered Tudor-arched parlour fireplace. In the right-hand 1st
floor room part of a blocked chamfered fireplace is visible. The roof
trusses are constructed from re-used crucks. In the loft a stepped 3-light
mullioned window in the right-hand gable now faces into the adjoining
Listing NGR: SD6739234136
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Source: English Heritage
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