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Lovely Hall, Salesbury

Description: Lovely Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183533

OS Grid Reference: SD6785033542
OS Grid Coordinates: 367850, 433542
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7972, -2.4896

Location: Lovely Hall Lane, Salesbury, Lancashire BB1 9EQ

Locality: Salesbury
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB1 9EQ

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Listing Text

SD 63 SE
5/48 Lovely Hall
House, c.1600, altered 1735 and 1874. Sandstone rubble with stone slate
roof. Original house has projecting cross wings at each side of recessed
central range. 2 storeys. Facade has band below parapet with urns,
continued as gable copings to cross-wings, added in 1735. Left-hand cross-
wing has 10-light mullioned and transomed window, hollow-chamfered with
outer chamfer and hood. On the 1st floor are 2 sashed windows with no
glazing bars. Central range of 3 bays has 8-light windows on the ground
floor similar to that of the cross-wing. On the 1st floor are sashed
windows with no glazing bars. In the central bay is a single-storey porch
with a parapet stepped up over a shaped door lintel, above which is a
plaque inscribed: 'LGNS 1874'. To each side of the porch is a lead
downspout with hopper head inscribed: 'IWT 1735'. The right-hand
cross-wing has a 2-storey mullioned and transomed canted bay window of
1874. To its right is a gabled addition of 1874 in a similar style, with a
10-light mullioned and transomed window on each floor. Chimneys on ridge
of left-hand cross-wing, to right of porch, and to right of right-hand
cross-wing. Inside, the door opens against a fireplace dated 1874, but
retaining part of a stone arch dated 1712 or 1713. No other exposed
features of architectural interest were visible at time of survey.

Listing NGR: SD6785033542

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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