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Blackamoor Hall, Bretherton

Description: Blackamoor Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 184274

OS Grid Reference: SD4734820384
OS Grid Coordinates: 347348, 420384
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6773, -2.7985

Location: S Road, Bretherton, Lancashire PR5 7AB

Locality: Bretherton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7AB

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/23 Blackamoor Hall (formerly listed
as Blackhurst Farmhouse)

Farmhouse, now house. Probably earlier C17, altered. Handmade brick with
stone quoins at ground floor, slate roof. T-plan: 2 bays with 2-bay
crosswing at west end. Two storeys; some remains of diaper pattern of blue
headers, one lozenge remaining at lst floor of north side; all openings
altered but breaks in coursing of bricks in line with ridge chimney at
junction of bays in centre of north side suggest former doorway here; altered
3-light casement each side, that on the right breaking into remains of former
brick mullion window, 2 smaller altered casements at 1st floor, the lozenge
between them: gable of wing to right has segmental-headed stairlight, and one
altered window on each floor; right return wall of this wing has a tall
projecting chimney stack, to the front of this the outline of a small former 2
or 3-light window, and to the rear the outline of a square window, both under
the eaves. Left gable end has lintel of former door near front corner; rear
has all altered openings, including modern porch to 1st bay and French windows
to wing. Interior: altered, but 2nd bay and both rooms in wing have beams
with deep rounded chamfer with cyma stops; modern staircases in front bay of
wing and at end wall of 1st bay said to be in original positions.

Listing NGR: SD4734820384

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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