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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 213498
Location: BEDFORD HALL, HOOTEN LANE
  LEIGH, WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 03 December 2002
Date listed: 07 November 1966
Date of last amendment: 07 November 1966
Grade II

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LEIGHHOOTEN LANESD 69 NE6/30Bedford Hall7/11/66II

LEIGH HOOTEN LANE SD 69 NE 6/30 Bedford Hall 7/11/66 II House, now a house and cottage. Mid C17 but possibly incorporating earlier work. English garden wall bond brick with graduated stone slate roof. H-shaped 2-storey plan with 2-storey former porch in left angle. Rendered plinth. 4, 2 and 4-light ground floor and 4, 2 and 5-light first floor windows (and an altered casement opening) all with double- chamfered stone mullions which have been rendered over and have brick hoodmoulds. The outer ground floor windows have been altered to take later doors and C20 porches and a small brick lean-to abuts the former porch. Lateral stack. The crosswings and the former porch are all gabled. Both left and right returns have 2 external stacks with diagonally set shafts. The rear of the crosswings have 5-light windows on the ground and first floors and a third storey with a 3- light window all as above. The house-part has a 3-light mullion and transom window, an enlarged window on the first floor and a casement to its right. Interior features include ovolo-moulded beams and an arched first floor doorway. The plan form and external expression of that form are particularly noteworthy. Victoria County History of Lancashire, 1907.

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