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Description: Clifton Hall
Date Listed: 2 June 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 183628
OS Grid Reference: SD4698330360
OS Grid Coordinates: 346983, 430360
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7669, -2.8058
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NEWTON WITH CLIFTON LODGE LANE
SD 43 SE
10/58 Clifton Hall
Large house, dated 1833 on entrance to rear courtyard, for Thomas Clifton of
Lytham Hall, now Nursing Home. Red brick with sandstone dressings, green
slate roofs with numerous tall octagonal sandstone chimneys. Roughly U-shaped
plan within a rectangle: 4-bay south range to garden with receding wings, the
west containing the entrance front, the east, which is longer, facing a formal
garden. Two storeys, in Elizabethan style, with gables, stone corner turrets,
corbelled pinnacles and finials, brick parapets with moulded stone copings,
mullioned and transomed windows (some with hoodmoulds). Entrance front of '
west wing has inter-alia a set-back gabled centre with single-storey square
porch displaying a coat of arms surmounted by Clifton crest of mailed arm
wielding a dagger, to the left a short 3-bay projection with stepped facade,
the centre of this gabled with a large window on each floor (the upper
corbelled like an oriel); east wing has inter alia a matching projection in
the corresponding position; south range, except far 4th bay (which is in
effect a wing), is a symmetrical composition of 3 gabled bays, the centre
wider and canted to full height, but now covered at ground floor by a large
modern sun parlour. Rear wall enclosing service courtyard has a 4-centred
arched entrance vith keystone lettered "TC . Interior of less interest.
History: erected on the site of the Old Hall, which had been partly destroyed
by fire in 1745. Occupied in mid C19 by Edward Pedder, banker, of Preston.
Listing NGR: SD4698330360
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Source: English Heritage
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