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Description: Ribby Hall
Date Listed: 9 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183629
OS Grid Reference: SD4109431900
OS Grid Coordinates: 341094, 431900
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7801, -2.8954
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RIBBY WITH WREA RIBBY ROAD
SD 43 NW
9/59 Ribby Hall
Mansion house, 1790's for Joseph Hornby; now coverted to private suites.
Scored stucco, hipped slate roofs now with no chimneys. Extended U-plan:
7-bay north front to garden with shorter 7-bay receding west wing which is
entrance front, 3-bay receding east wing, various continuations of the
wings to the rear. Two storeys, with tall 12-pane sashed windows on both
floors, low cornice and parapet; entrance front has tretrastyle Tuscan
porch to 3rd bay, large full-height semicircular 3-window bay at right end
(long single-storey flat-roofed range with 2 bay windows and 3 sashes
continues to right); garden front has semicircular 3-window bay in the
centre, a similar bay to the returned left end; east wing has 2 larger and
2 smaller windows at ground floor, but is otherwise similar, and altered
continuation to rear. Rear has large Venetian stairlight window.
Interior: screen of 2 Doric columns between axial passage and imperial
staircase which mounts in one and returns in 2 flights. (Edward Twycross:
The Mansions of England and Wales: The County Palatine of Lancaster Vol. II
Listing NGR: SD4109431900
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Source: English Heritage
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