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The Grapes Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Croston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6604 / 53°39'37"N

Longitude: -2.7733 / 2°46'23"W

OS Eastings: 348996

OS Northings: 418494

OS Grid: SD489184

Mapcode National: GBR 9V23.DK

Mapcode Global: WH865.C8M5

Entry Name: The Grapes Hotel

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184345

Location: Croston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Croston

Built-Up Area: Croston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Croston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

CROSTON TOWN ROAD
SD 41 NE
8/93 The Grapes Hotel
17.4.67
GV II

Public house. Later C18 and early C19. Handmade brick with stone
dressings and scored render, all colour-washed, roofs of slate and tile.
T-plan: early C19 front block of 3 bays, with long rear wing probably late
C18. Two storeys: symmetrical facade has central round-headed doorway with
moulded stone surround and scrolled keystone, 2 windows at ground floor and
3 above, mostly 4-pane sashes and all with splayed stone heads. Right
gable wall is buttressed, has 2 small and one square window at ground
floor, another square window above, all top-hung casements with glazing
bars. Rear range in 2 parts, the first one large bay with a lean-to porch
in the angle, coupled square casements with small panes at ground floor and
a 4-light sliding sash above, large chimney at rear gable; the second,
slightly lower, 2 bays set back, has small lean-to porch in the angle, a
segmental-headed door and window at ground floor, a 3-light sliding sash
and 3-light casement above. Interior: some numbered doors at ground floor;
open-well dog-legged staircase with open string, slender turned newels,
stick balusters and ramped handrail; whole 1st floor of front is a meeting
room with high ceiling of 3 pyramidal compartments (iron rings in the
apexes), entered by a door with a bolted hinged flap cut in one panel; 1st
floor of rear range is longitudinally partitioned, the west side stepped
down and containing at the far end a small room with a prison cell built
into it, this with a small square barred window and a wooden bunk inside.
History: said to have been used as courthouse; and the front meeting room
as a masonic hall. (No. 65 adjoins at left end).


Listing NGR: SD4899618494

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