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Entrance Steps to Mawdesley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mawdesley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6298 / 53°37'47"N

Longitude: -2.761 / 2°45'39"W

OS Eastings: 349770

OS Northings: 415078

OS Grid: SD497150

Mapcode National: GBR 9V5G.1K

Mapcode Global: WH86C.K1F4

Entry Name: Entrance Steps to Mawdesley Hall

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184418

Location: Mawdesley, Chorley, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Mawdesley

Built-Up Area: Towngate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Mawdesley with Bispham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

MAWDESLEY NEW STREET
SD 41 NE
8/164 Entrance steps to Mawdesley
Hall
22.10.52
GV II

Entrance steps with integral viewing platform on open-topped turret. Dated
1653 (see below). Sited on steep bank which separates garden above from
road below, the steps rising from the east parallel to the retaining wall
of the garden and landing at the open side of an enclosed platform on top
of a short turret projecting from the bank. Sandstone. Flight of 8 steps
protected on the outer side by a sloped parapet with roll-moulded coping,
which carries round the viewing platform and has looplights in the sides.
Said to incorporate a stone bearing the initials of Robert Mawdesley and
date 1653 (VCH Lancs VIp.98, with illustration), but now (1985) heavily
overgrown.


Listing NGR: SD4977015078

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