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Description: The Old Hall
Date Listed: 28 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 260538
OS Grid Reference: SJ5566533553
OS Grid Coordinates: 355665, 333553
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8976, -2.6605
PREES C.P. MORETON STREET
14/80 The Old Hall
Farmhouse, now house. Early C17, partly remodelled c.1762 with later
additions and alterations. Timber frame, now rendered to left gable
end and replaced by red brick to front; plain and machine tile roofs.
L-plan with short range to rear on left and lean-to in angle. 2 storeys
and former gable-lit attic with floor band and dentilled eaves cornice
to front. Two-window front, 3-light late C19 casements with segmental
heads. Entrance in left gable end through 4-panel door with rectangular
barred overlight in bracketed open-pedimented doorcase; contemporary
round-headed window above. Prominent red brick stack immediately in
front of ridge to right of centre with recessed panels and corbelled
top said formerly to have had initials "TB" and date"1762". Framing:
exposed to right gable end and back wall; close-set vertical posts with
long straight tension braces, V-struts from collar and double-purlin
ends. Position of infilled mullion windows visible above tie beam and
to back wall. Interior: inspection not possible at time of resurvey
(January 1986) but apparently much altered on ground floor.
Listing NGR: SJ5566533553
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Source: English Heritage
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