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Bullsnape Hall, Goosnargh

Description: Bullsnape Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185886

OS Grid Reference: SD5723340350
OS Grid Coordinates: 357233, 440350
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8576, -2.6517

Location: Goosnargh, Lancashire PR3 2EF

Locality: Goosnargh
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 2EF

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Listing Text


2/39 Bullsnape Hall

Farmhouse, formerly manor house, C17, altered. Handmade brick (front
roughcast), some sandstone rubble with quoins, slate roof. Originally
E-plan but now F-plan, the left wing anciently demolished: 3-bay hall range
with projecting porch in the centre and crosswing at the right end. Three
storeys: full-height gabled porch-cum-stairturret in line with ridge
chimney has doorway offset to right and a small segmental-headed 2-light
casement at 2nd floor (offset to left); to left of porch a horizontal
rectangular 3-light casement on each of the first 2 floors, to the right a
chamfered mullion and transom 8-light window at ground floor and an altered
window on each floor above (both formerly mullion-and-transom); gable of
right wing has 2 windows on each of the first 2 floors and one above, all
square casements, and the upper with modern wooden mullions and transoms.
Rear: in the centre a full-height lean-to of sandstone with quoins has a
3-light chamfered mullion window at ground floor of the rear wall and one
similar window on each floor of the right side; 1st bay of hall range has
remains of a 3-light brick mullion window with hoodmould at 1st floor; rear
gable of wing has inter alia a doorway at ground floor and a 4-light window
at 2nd floor. Interior: housepart and kitchen to hall range have
back-to-back inglenooks with stone hecks and large bressummers, the latter
with tongue-stopped chamfer, that in the kitchen set unusually high, and
kitchen has 2 similarly decorated beams; housepart has 2 beams concealed by
boxing, 2 doors at the lower end with moulded panelling and one door in the
rear wall with fielded panels; staircase altered. History: manor house of
the Threlfall family, held of Knights of St. John, until division of
estate in later C16 when it was occupied by Procter family, recusants whose
estate was mostly sequestrated in 1607. References: VCH Lancs vii p.194;
Fishwick Goosnargh pp.150-1. (Other similarly reduced houses in this
parish include Blake Hall, and Ashes, White Hill, and White Lee farmhouses,

Listing NGR: SD5723340350

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Source: English Heritage

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