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Description: Park Hall
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 215264
OS Grid Reference: SJ4448890731
OS Grid Coordinates: 344488, 390731
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4105, -2.8366
HUYTON-WITH-ROBY HUYTON HEY ROAD
SJ 49 SW
5/6 Park Hall
Congregational church and school, now church hall. Church,
1856, and school, 1861. Rock-faced stone with ashlar
dressings and slate roof with cresting. One storey, 7 bays,
the last 2 bays former school. 3rd and 4th bays project
under gables, the 5th bay forming lean-to under cat-slide
roof to right return with low roof ridge behind this and 6th
bay. 7th bay forms gabled cross-wing. 2nd and 3rd bays
have 3-light windows, the central light is taller, pointed
and traceried; now blocked. 4th and 5th bays have 3-light
single-chamfered-mullioned windows, now blocked; small rose
windows above, to 3rd and 4th bays, with sill course. 7th
bay has 5-light window; with cusped pointed heads and rose
window above; diagonal buttresses and 2 small buttresses
flanking window tiled roof dormer to 5th bay. Pointed
entrance to 1st bay, entrance inserted to 4th bay. 6th bay
has small tower forming porch. Diagonal buttresses,
segmental-pointed entrance of one order has hood mould with
head stops; cornice with weathering above and datestone
reading: "ABW/1861" with hood mould. Top frieze with
consoled cornice and gargoyles, swept slate-hung spire.
Left return has blocked 5-light window with rose window
above. Right return of 4 bays, 3-light windows, the central
lights taller and traceried with gablets between buttresses.
Animal rainwater heads. Rear has later C19 brick extension.
Listing NGR: SJ4448890731
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Source: English Heritage
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