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Mitton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Mitton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8421 / 53°50'31"N

Longitude: -2.4318 / 2°25'54"W

OS Eastings: 371686

OS Northings: 438516

OS Grid: SD716385

Mapcode National: GBR CSG0.BG

Mapcode Global: WH96H.MP6F

Entry Name: Mitton Hall

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Last Amended: 27 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183409

Location: Little Mitton, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Little Mitton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whalley St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 73 NW LITTLE MITTON

SD 716 385

10/90 Mitton Hall (formerly listed as Little
29-12-1952 Mitton Hall)

- II*

House, now used as restaurant, c.1844 (VCH), with timber-framed hall of c.1500.
Sandstone rubble, partly pebbledashed, with slate roof. 2 storeys with attic.
Comprises a central hall, now with external walls of stone, and 2 cross-wings.
The left-hand (south) cross-wing has a 10-light mullioned and transomed window
on each floor, and a 3-light mullioned attic window. The right-hand cross-wing
has a 2-storey mullioned and transomed bay window added in 1874 (VCH). The
hall has 2 2-storey gabled projections. The left-hand one has a window on
each floor lighting the hall. The right-hand one is a porch which has a doorway
of C17th type, with cyma-moulded semicircular arch and moulded imposts. On the
lst floor of the hall are 3 mullioned windows of C17th type. Chimneys on outer
walls of cross-wings and at rear of hall.

Interior. The hall was restored in 1874. The spere truss has large moulded
timber posts with carved braces to a cambered tie. Between tie and principals
are thin straight intersecting braces. The central truss has a moulded
cambered tie beam with carved braces and moulded principal posts, the rear one
terminating over a lateral fireplace. At the high end is an aisled truss with
moulded half columns. The 2 intermediate trusses have arch braces. At the
low end are 4 moulded timber doorways with Tudor-arched heads, the 2 left-hand
ones now blocked by a stair to the later gallery. At gallery level the low
end wall has square panels with moulded studs and rails and decorative corner
braces. The gallery runs around 3 sides of the hall and has a timber balustrade,
partly C17th. The hall fireplace has a Tudor-arched head, and casement moulding.


Listing NGR: SD7168638516

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