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Mains Hall, Singleton

Description: Mains Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183635

OS Grid Reference: SD3701940516
OS Grid Coordinates: 337019, 440516
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8570, -2.9590

Location: Blackpool FY6 7LE

Locality: Singleton
Local Authority: Fylde Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: FY6 7LE

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Listing Text

SD 34 SE
1/65 Mains Hall
9.6.67 (formerly listed as Mains Hall
(including moat, well, barn
and dovecote))


Manor house, perhaps originally late C16, remodelled in C17, altered in
C18, and subsequently; now hotel. White-painted rendered brick, slate
roof. Now very irregular plan: 2-room hall range flanked by short
projecting gabled bays, with large rear extension to the centre and various
outshuts and additions. Formerly 3 storeys, reduced to 2 storeys in C18.
Front has doorway in centre, 4 windows at ground floor and 5 above, one
window on each floor of the left gable and 2 on each floor of the right,
all of these windows modern vertical rectangular casements with
diamond-leaded glazing. Rear wall has traces of 3 labels to former brick
mullion windows, and there is a 2-light brick mullion window in the apex of
has two 1/4-round moulded beams with large cyma stops, ex situ panelling in
C17 style; former kitchen (now bar) to rear of hall has stopped
chamfered beams and similar bressumer; staircase with turned balusters,
panelled newel posts, broad handrail; roof of 4 collar trusses with
cambered collars, 2 pairs of purlins windbraced above and below (some
braces missing), 2nd and 4th trusses have wattle and daub infill and
doorways with chamfered jambs (a curiosity of the roof is that the
tie-beams appear to rest on wall plates set about one metre from the walls,
which are clearly re-used, having joist housings on the upper edges).

Listing NGR: SD3701940516

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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