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Rowley Hall at Sd 862330

A Grade II Listed Building in Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7934 / 53°47'36"N

Longitude: -2.2105 / 2°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 386228

OS Northings: 433031

OS Grid: SD862330

Mapcode National: GBR FS0K.7X

Mapcode Global: WHB7Y.0XN8

Entry Name: Rowley Hall at Sd 862330

Listing Date: 1 April 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184043

Location: Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Civil Parish: Worsthorne-with-Hurstwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text

3/37 Rowley Hall at SD 862 330
- II

House. Dated 1593 on restored lintel, enlarged and altered in late C18 or
early C19. Sandstone, part in roughly squared blocks with quoins, but
mostly watershot coursed with dressed quoins; stone slate roof. Formerly
probably L-shaped, but additions to left end and rear now make an irregular
plan, the main range on east-west axis now double-depth, with a wing at the
left (east) end. Two storeys; hall range has C19 rebuilt 2-storey gabled
porch at its left end, coupled with a gabled addition in the re-entrant
angle with the wing to the left; hall range has three 3-light recessed
windows with cavetto mullions and linked hoodmoulds at ground floor, 3
similar windows above, porch has moulded doorway with C19 4-centre-arched
head, shields in the spandrels lettered I M and 1593, a recessed 2-light
H Sep,
mullioned window above with hoodmould, gable coping with kneelers and ball
finials; addition to left has a 2-light window on each floor; re-entrant
wall of wing has a similar 2-light window, breaking the remains of an
earlier window on each floor, and its gable end has an inserted door, a C19
mullioned window of 3 lights at ground floor and 2 lights above.
Right-hand (west) gable end of hall range (coupled with gable end of rear
addition) has at ground floor a transomed 10-light window (C17, lengthened
downwards in C19) and a 4-light window above, both with hoodmoulds, and
stone coping with ball finials on apex and front kneelers; rear gable, has
similar windows in matching style, and there is a 2-light window below the
valley of the gables. Rear has similar C17-style windows, those at ground
floor with transoms. Various ridge chimneys. Interior: not inspected, but
hall part believed to contain large moulded arched stone fireplace.
History: belonged to Halstead family in C16 and C17. See VCH Lancs VI

Listing NGR: SD8622833030

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