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Byrom Hall, Lowton

Description: Byrom Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 213485

OS Grid Reference: SJ6245398873
OS Grid Coordinates: 362453, 398873
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4852, -2.5673

Location: 70 Slag Lane, Lowton WA3 1BT

Locality: Lowton
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WA3 1BT

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Listing Text

SJ 69 NW
(north-west side)
5/17 Byrom Hall
House. 1713 formerly to be seen on a lead rainwater head.
Rendered English garden wall bond brick with slate roof.
Double-depth central-staircase plan with 3 x 2 bays and 3
storeys. Central panelled door with overlight has barrel-
shaped canopy on enriched brackets. The windows which have
all been replaced by C20 casements have stone sills and
keystones. Continuous first and second floor bands and a
modillioned eaves cornice. Gable chimney stacks to a steeply
pitched roof. Similar windows to sides and rear. Small oval
openings in left gable. Interior: dogleg stair with heavy
rail, rectangular newels with sunk panels and barleysugar
balusters on a closed string with pulvinated frieze. All the
doors have 2 fielded panels with bolection mouldings one of
which is still marked " cheese room". Some crosswalls are
said to be timber-framed. The lead downpipe which no longer exists
had 3 hedgehogs on the fixing lugs.

Listing NGR: SJ6245398873

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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