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The Manor, Poulton-le-Fylde

Description: The Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184789

OS Grid Reference: SD3545739900
OS Grid Coordinates: 335457, 439900
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8513, -2.9826

Location: 12 Moorland Avenue, Hardhorn and Thornton, Lancashire FY6 7DQ

Locality: Poulton-le-Fylde
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: FY6 7DQ

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Listing Text


The Manor


House, 1895, now Rediffusion Training School. Accrington brick, pebbledashed
in the gables with applied timbering, red tile roofs. Rectangular plan, 2
bays x 3 bays. 2½ storeys in eclectic Vernacular Revival style, with
steeply pitched and gabled roofs and central belvedere. East elevation,
treated as the principal facade, is asymmetrical; 2 flanking roof gables of
unequal size and pitch; ground floor has 3 bay-windows, the left in a canted
2-storey bay, the middle rectangular, and the right canted, all with red
sandstone window cases; 1st floor is jettied over the bay window on the
right and has large segmental-arched window. The re-entrant between 1st
floor bays is bridged by a large decorative balcony. Belvedere glazed on all
sides, with hipped and swept out roof. Interior: 2-storey open hall in a
free Jacobean style, with boarded ceiling, coved, panelled, and painted with
floral motifs; Jacobean-style imperial staircase leading to balustraded
gallery on 3 sides of the hall. Stairlight window has 4 stained glass
panels with figures representing the arts. Ground floor has mural frieze
freely painted with portraits, garlands, arcadian landscapes etc., a
decorative treatment which is repeated in architraves of doorcases and every
panel of doors.

Listing NGR: SD3545739900

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Source: English Heritage

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