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Ewood Hall, Haslingden

Description: Ewood Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 November 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 185670

OS Grid Reference: SD7948320851
OS Grid Coordinates: 379483, 420851
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6837, -2.3121

Location: Irwell Vale Road, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 6LE

Locality: Haslingden
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 6LE

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Listing Text


5/92 Ewood Hall

Large farmhouse, dated 1641 over door, altered, now house. Coursed sandstone
rubble, stone slate roof with external chimneys at both gables and altered
ridge chimney replacing original rear wall chimney stack. Shallow U-shaped
plan of 3 unequal bays, the 3rd probably originally incorporating a through
passage; later extended to rear giving double depth. Three storeys: integral
porch at left hand side of 3rd bay has moulded Tudor-arched surround,
hoodmould linked to that over 12-light ovolo-moulded mullion and transom
window to right, datestone with chamfered surround over the door lettered in
relief 1641; 1st and 2nd bays have similar 12 and 16-light windows, upper
floors have hollow-chamfered windows of 5, 6, 2 and 5 lights at 1st floor (all
with hoodmoulds), 2, 4, 2 and 2 lights above. Left return wall has one window
on each floor in front of the stack, of 2,2, and one light. At right end the
chimney stack has a round-headed firelight to the front and the wall continued
from the chimney has a 3-light window with hoodmould. Other openings to rear
are of less interest, all vertical rectangular. Interior: housepart in middle
bay has large moulded segmental-arched fireplace (interior now altered as
passage); original kitchen in 3rd bay has similar but larger fireplace with
chamfered surround; parlour and chamber above in lst bay have moulded
Tudor-arched fireplaces. History: occupied by Charles Gregory, yeoman, member
of Presbyterian classis1646, will proved 1649 with inventory totalling
£349:13:07 including "too paire Loomes", "Liberarie" valued at £03:10:00, and
"money in his trunke £112:19:06", debts and rents in arrears £51:14:09.
Exceptional survival of the few houses of this type and period in this

Listing NGR: SD7948320851

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Source: English Heritage

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