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Latitude: 53.4966 / 53°29'47"N
Longitude: -2.9361 / 2°56'10"W
OS Eastings: 337994
OS Northings: 400398
OS Grid: SD379003
Mapcode National: GBR 7XY0.48
Mapcode Global: WH86V.WC0R
Entry Name: Wood Hall and Wall to North of Front Garden
Listing Date: 11 October 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1199555
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216507
Location: Melling, Sefton, L31
Civil Parish: Melling
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside
Church of England Parish: Melling St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/04/2016
SD 30 SE
Wood Hall and wall to north of front garden
House. Late C17 with later alterations. Brick with stone
dressings, stone slate roof. Front facade probably C18.
Stone base and quoins, cornice. Windows have wedge lintels
and are sashed with glazing bars. Central entrance with
architrave, pulvinated frieze and consoled pediment; door
has 2 lower fielded panels and glazed upper part. Stone
with royal arms and "IR" (possibly James II) above, probably
re-used. 4 gable-end stacks. Rear has varied fenestration.
Interior has some chamfered beams with stepped stops and some
6-panel doors with H-hinges with short straps. Stone wall
approx. 50 m. long runs to north of right-hand angle of
front facade. House connected with recusant Molyneux
family, reported to have been used for Catholic worship
(possible priest hole next to chimney breast). James II
believed to have stayed at the house.
Listing NGR: SD3799400398
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