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Kirkless Hall and Kirkless Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aspull New Springs Whelley, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5524 / 53°33'8"N

Longitude: -2.6001 / 2°36'0"W

OS Eastings: 360340

OS Northings: 406360

OS Grid: SD603063

Mapcode National: GBR BW8C.W9

Mapcode Global: WH97S.1Z42

Entry Name: Kirkless Hall and Kirkless Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 June 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213569

Location: Wigan, WN2

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Aspull New Springs Whelley

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: New Springs St John the baptist

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
ASPULL FARM LANE
SD 60 NW
(south end)
6/13 Kirkless Hall and Kirkless
Hall Farmhouse
9.6.66
- II
the grade shall be amended to Grade II* (star).

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ASPULL FARM LANE
SD 60 NW
(south end)
6/13 Kirkless Hall
and Kirkless
9.6.66 Hall Farmhouse
- II
House, now 2 houses. Datestone, probably not original, reads
"BUILT 1663", with later alterations and additions. Brick
with stone dressings, slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 bays, the 7th
bay a later addition. 1st and 5th bays project under gables.
Stone base to 1st 4 bays, 1st bay has quoins and raised
brick diapering. 5th bay is plastered on brick base, with
timber-frame pattern. Windows are sashed with glazing bars,
but those to 7th bay have single glazing bars. Windows to
1st bay and 2nd, 3rd, 4th bays of ground floor have wedge
lintels, those to 6th and 7th bays of ground floor and 3rd
bay of 1st floor have gauged-brick cambered arches, the
latter is blocked with gablet with blocked round opening.lst
bay has blocked segmental-headed windows with brick hoods
flanking later windows, and paired to attic. Plain entrances
to 2nd and 5th bays. Signs of blocked entrance to right
return of 1st bay with datestone over, also to 7th bay.
Cross-axial stack, one to rear wing and gable-end stack.
Left return has projecting lateral stack and paired
segmental-headed windows to right. Rear has various later
projections.


Listing NGR: SD6034006359

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