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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: WORTHINGTON HALL

List entry Number: 1228585

Location

WORTHINGTON HALL, CHORLEY LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
WiganMetropolitan AuthorityWorthington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 403082

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WORTHINGTON CHORLEY LANE SD 51 SE (east side) 2/133 Worthington Hall 19.11.51 - II* Farmhouse. Dated 1577 with later additions. Stone, plastered to front, with slate roof; one bay of front has exposed timber framing. 2 storeys, 4 irregular bays, 2nd bay has timber framing with decorative panels; coved jettied 1st floor, the bressummer with trailing leaf decoration. Windows have casements, those to last 2 bays with segmental heads. Entrance in gabled porch has Tudor head with enriched spandrels and lintel with lettering "EO EDWARDE WORTHINGTON 1577/MO" cross-axial stack with 2 diagonal shafts and gable- end stack. Rear has exposed stone with quoins. Interior has 2 fireplaces, the one large, with bressummer, now blocked by partition. Attic has timber trusses and wattle and daub infill panels; small fireplace.

Listing NGR: SD5808910942

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National Grid Reference: SD 58089 10942

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