Description: Hackensall Hall
Hackensall Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185043
OS Grid Reference: SD3487547615
OS Grid Coordinates: 334875, 447615
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9206, -2.9931
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SD 34 NW PREESALL WITH HACKENSALL WHINNY LANE
1/31 Hackensall Hall and Hackensall
House, 1873 with C17th remains. Pebbledashed brick with sandstone dressings
and slate roof. Irregular plan. 2 stories with attics. Windows have an inner
hollow chamfer and outer rebate, and hood moulds. Some of the window dressings
could be C17th. South front has, at left-hand side, a one-bay outshut with 3-light
windows. Further right is one bay with mullioned and transomed windows, of
12 lights on the ground floor and 8 lights on the 1st floor. Above is a 2-light
attic dormer. To the right of this bay is a gabled porch, now with no doorway
and with 2 2-light windows, the second window in the front wall of an outshut
against its right-hand return wall. Above the left-hand window is a plaque
inscribed: 'RFA GOD'S PROVIDENCE 1656'. To the right of the porch the facade
is continuous, but belongs to a narrower wing without an attic storey. Above
the porch outshut is a one-light window. To the right is one bay with mullioned
and transomed windows, of 8 lights on the ground floor and 6 lights on the 1st floor.
The west gable has one bay to the left of a single-storey porch, having mullioned
and transomed windows, of 12 lights on the ground floor and 10 lights above.
Above the porch is a similar stair window of 6 lights, with a 2 - light
chamfered mullioned window above. The south porch wall has a window of 2 cusped
ogee lights. The doorway is moulded with Tudor-arched head. To the right
of the porch is a projecting stack with offsets, with a brick cap. The numerous
other chimneys have similar caps. On the north side are subsidiary wings.
Interior. Room to west of porch on south front has 2 axial beams, each with
ovolo mouldings, with a roll attached to the soffit and with painted inscriptions.
The room to the north of the porch on the west gable has a moulded Tudor
arch framing an inglenook within which is set a stone fireplace. Both are
C19th. Other rooms not examined.
Listing NGR: SD3487547615
Source: English Heritage
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