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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CROOKHEY HALL

List entry Number: 1071793

Location

CROOKHEY HALL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LancashireLancasterDistrict AuthorityCockerham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Mar-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182135

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 45 SE COCKERHAM

12/62 Crookhey Hall -

- II

Country House, now used as school. 1874 by Waterhouse. Snecked sandstone rubble with slate roofs. 2 storeys with attic. Main front, facing north-west, asymmetrical. Windows have ovolo-moulded mullions and are sashed with no glazing bars. Slim 4-storey tower rises behind porte-cochere, with chimney to left of steep hipped roof. To the left of the tower are 3 bays, 2 with attic dormers. Further left is a gabled cross-wing having an 8-light mullioned and transomed ground-floor window, and mullioned windows above. Further left is another bay. At the far left is a gabled bay, jettied forwards at 1st floor level on stone corbels. Towards the front of the left-hand return wall is a circular turret with conical roof. The range to the right of the entrance and tower has a gabled projection with a central buttress which incorporates a 1st floor oriel and is surmounted by a tall multi-shafted chimney. The porte-cochère has moulded elliptical arches, corner turrets with finials and angle buttresses, and 2 intersecting pitched roofs. Inside timber ribs for a skeleton vault. Inside the house is an entrance hall with a 1st floor gallery with timber front and coving under. The open timber roof has arch-braced collars and is partly glazed with painted glass. In an alcove is a fireplace with timber surround and overmantel, with gothic detail and with ornament incorporating birds: the house was built for Colonel Bird. Other original fireplaces remain.

Listing NGR: SD4702951183

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National Grid Reference: SD 47029 51183

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