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Farmhouse at Former Bold Hall Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in Bold, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4182 / 53°25'5"N

Longitude: -2.6883 / 2°41'17"W

OS Eastings: 354352

OS Northings: 391483

OS Grid: SJ543914

Mapcode National: GBR 9XNX.SD

Mapcode Global: WH87C.PB2X

Entry Name: Farmhouse at Former Bold Hall Estate

Listing Date: 2 September 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489784

Location: Bold, St. Helens, WA9

County: St. Helens

Civil Parish: Bold

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Farnworth St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

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1303/0/10007 Farmhouse at former Bold Hall Estate
02-SEP-02

II

Farmhouse, formerly house associated with stable range to former Bold Hall (now demolished). Early-mid C18 with late C19 alterations and additions. Attributed to Giacomo Leoni, and built as part of the Bold Hall Estate of Peter Bold, Member of Parliament for Wigan. Red brick with painted ashlar sandstone dressings, hipped roof and ashlar stacks to front and rear roof slopes.
PLAN: Rectangular plan, enlarged by single storey C19 extensions, and probably part of a planned complex of which the adjacent former stable range (q.v.) was a principal component.
EXTERIOR: North elevation (to former stable courtyard). Symmetrical 3-bay front of 2 storeys, rising from an ashlar plinth. Paired doorways to centre with narrow light between, and tall flanking windows. Upper floor with 3 windows set on narrow sill band. Window and door openings with quoined surrounds and channelled heads with integral keystones. C20 joinery throughout. Oversailing eaves cornice, and tall ashlar chimneys rising from front roof slope to either side of position of central upper floor window. South elevation (facing towards site of former hall) similarly detailed, but with advanced centre bay below pediment, and with C19 single-storey addition to right-hand side. East elevation with single ground floor window, west elevation with C20 porch to right, blocked door to left and single upper-floor window lighting staircase.
INTERIOR: Not inspected.
HISTORY: See list description for former stable range.
Forms a group with the former stable range (q.v.) to the east.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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