Description: The Grange
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313799
OS Grid Reference: ST9246753253
OS Grid Coordinates: 392467, 153253
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2784, -2.1094
ST 95 SW
5/160 The Grange
Detached house. Mid C18, late C18 rear range. Flemish bond
brick with stone dressings and chamfered quoins, tiled roof with
coped verges and gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 3-window.
Central door with 6 fielded panels in moulded stone architrave with
flat stone hood on brackets, 3-light beaded mullioned and transomed
casements with quadrant stays either side, string course over
lintels. First floor has 3-light mullioned and transomed casement
either side of central 2-light mullioned casement with semi-
circular headed lights, imposts and keystones. Right return has
large external stack with offsets. Left return has single-light
casements and external stack with date 1773 to rear range. Rear
of late C18 range has 12-pane sashes to ground and first floors,
gabled roof, lead rainwater goods; single storey kitchen to left
and extension with stone slate roof and C20 patio doors.
Interior has central entrance hall with arch with keystone and
imposts leading to good dogleg stairs with 2 turned balusters per
tread, panelled dado. Single-storey kitchen has chamfered beams
with ogee stops. Front rooms have chamfered beams and dentilled
wooden ceiling cornices, drawing room has moulded stone fireplace.
C19 rear drawing room has reeded marble fireplace surround. Doors
with 4 fielded panels in headed architraves. Six-bay collar-
truss roof. Lavinia Fenton, a C18 actress and mistress of 3rd
Duke of Bolton reputedly lived here.
Listing NGR: ST9245853261
Source: English Heritage
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