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Description: Rivington Hall Barn
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 184439
OS Grid Reference: SD6331614488
OS Grid Coordinates: 363316, 414488
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6256, -2.5561
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RIVINGTON RIVINGTON LANE (off)
SD 61 SW
14/186 Rivington Hall Barn
Barn, now licensed for music, dancing etc. Probably C16, restored, altered
and enlarged c.1905 by Jonathan Simpson for Lord Leverhulme. Cruck frame,
cladding of coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Long range of 7
bays, with aisles added c.1905, the roof carried down over them on flatter
pitch; in centre of west side a T-plan timber-framed porch in Tudor style,
and in both gables a long flush mullion window at ground floor and similar
mullion and transom window above; east side altered and with various
service additions. Interior: 6 full cruck trusses all on large boulder
padstones and all with tie-beams, collars and yokes; aisle principals,
dorsals and windbraces purlins appear to be all modern additions.
Reference: VCH Lancs V p.289
Listing NGR: SD6331614488
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Source: English Heritage
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