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Description: Parr Hall
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184349
OS Grid Reference: SD5191517334
OS Grid Coordinates: 351915, 417334
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6503, -2.7289
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ECCLESTON PARR LANE
SD 51 NW
9/97 Parr Hall
Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Dated 1721 at 1st floor, remodelled 1934.
Handmade brick, slate roof with chimney at right gable. Double-depth 2-bay
plan, with added rear wing. Formerly 3 storeys, reduced to two storeys and
attic; almost symmetrical; chamfered stone plinth, dressed sandstone bands at
1st floor and eaves (formerly 2nd floor) level, small raised quoins; offset
left of centre, door with shouldered panels and semi-circular canopy on carved
wooden consoles (both these copying originals); at 1st floor above the door a
datestone in moulded surround lettered in relief P all surrounded
by slender foliated patterns; to left, each floor has one large transomed
3-light window with gauged segmental brick head and altered glazing, to right,
2 vertical rectangular windows on each floor with similar heads, the 1st at
ground floor altered as a door and the others with altered glazing. Left
gable has modern windows on each floor and attic; rear has large 2½-storey
wing added in C19 to service horse-drawn buses, a modern flight of stone steps
up the side of this to a 1st floor entrance. Interior: tongue-stopped
chamfered beams; 3-storey dog-legged staircase with closed modelled string,
shouldered-panel rectangular newels, turned balusters, and broad moulded
Listing NGR: SD5191517334
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Source: English Heritage
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