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Grimsargh Hall, Grimsargh

Description: Grimsargh Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185933

OS Grid Reference: SD5864433554
OS Grid Coordinates: 358644, 433554
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7966, -2.6293

Location: Grimsargh, Lancashire PR2 5SA

Locality: Grimsargh
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR2 5SA

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Listing Text


8/86 Grimsargh Hall

Farmhouse, dated 1773 at 1st floor; altered. Coursed sandstone with
quoins, slate roof. Double-depth 2-bay plan, with set back addition at
right end. Two storeys and garret; facade of squared sandstone in
diminishing watershot courses has in the centre a very wide older door, of
double-layered oak planks with ornamental strap hinges and many studs,
protected by a shallow porch of thick cheeks with primitive imposts now
carrying a thin slab (in place of pediment), at 1st floor above the door a
rectangular datestone inscribed F and to the right one 3-light
H H,
chamfered flush-mullion window on each floor, with run-out head and sill;
a similar window to the left at ground floor is an insertion imitating
these. Left gable wall has an altered window at ground floor, and a
round-headed 3-stage stairlight with keystone and imposts, chamfered
mullions and transoms (head blocked); right gable wall has set-back lower
2-storey addition of random rubble with a flight of stone steps to a loft
door, and in the angle a doorway covered by a large glazed porch. Rear:
inter alia, at ground floor a 5-light window with square flush mullions,
breaking a former doorway of which the lintel remains. Interior:
throughout the ground floor are re-used beams, including 2 with deep
chamfer (C16 type) in the addition, one 1/4-round moulded and others
chamfered with run-out stops; full-height staircase with closed string,
square stick balusters, moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SD5864433554

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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