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Hackensall Hall Hackensall Hall Farmhouse, Preesall

Description: Hackensall Hall Hackensall Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Whinny Lane, Preesall, Lancashire FY6 0BA

Locality: Preesall
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: FY6 0BA

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Listing Text


1/31 Hackensall Hall and Hackensall
Hall Farmhouse

- II

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

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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