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Description: Smethurst Hall
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210727
OS Grid Reference: SD8357911804
OS Grid Coordinates: 383579, 411804
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6025, -2.2496
SD 81 SW SMETHURST HALL ROAD
- Smethurst Hall
Of various dates, from C20 back to perhaps C16. Originally a detached hall, but
divided in 3 in C20. Coursed squared rubble. 2 storeys. Left-hand section is cross-
wing, probably mainly later C17 or earlier C18. It has 2 stone mullioned windows
(with further window in head of gable and C20 porch below right-hand window). Central,
rendered section perhaps essentially C16, with very steep roof, has 2 modernised
windows (and C19 moulded-panel doors to left). Larger scale right-hand section,
probably later C19, has 3 windows, formerly sashes, the right-hand one in projecting
gable (door below middle window). C20 pentice addition on far left. Rear of left-
hand section has 2 3-light stone mullioned windows of C17 or early C18. Meadowcroft
family recorded as living at Smethurst in 1581. John Taylor made alterations
commemorated by tablet inscribed "T/IM/1756" (later removed). (NOTES AND QUERIES:
Listing NGR: SD8357911804
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Source: English Heritage
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