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© Mr Brendan Oxlade LRPS

IoE Number: 216465
Location: INCE BLUNDELL HALL, PARK WALL ROAD (south west side)
  INCE BLUNDELL, SEFTON, MERSEYSIDE
Photographer: Mr Brendan Oxlade LRPS
Date Photographed: 03 September 1999
Date listed: 11 October 1968
Date of last amendment: 11 October 1968
Grade II*

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INCE BLUNDELLPARK WALL ROADSD 30 SW(south-west side)6/67Ince Blundell Hall11.10.68

INCE BLUNDELL PARK WALL ROAD SD 30 SW (south-west side) 6/67 Ince Blundell Hall 11.10.68 G.V. II* House, now convalescent home. 1720-50 with C19 additions. Brick with stone dressings. L-plan, 3-storey, 9-bay main range faces south east; 2-storey, 10-bay service wing to rear, connected by one-storey block. Main range has 3-bay centre breaking forward. Stone 1st floor sill band, and entablature; top cornice and panelled parapet with balustrade to centre; quoins. Paired giant Corinthian flat pilasters flank centre; central bay flanked by Corinthian columns; flat pilasters to ends. Windows have architraves and C19 plate glass sashes. Ground floor windows have friezes and consoled pediments; those to centre are segmental-headed with large keys; central entrance similar, with Blundell arms to key. 1st floor windows have panelled aprons. Several tall stacks with C19 caps. 5-bay one- storey mid C19 wing to right. 3-bay canted centre. Quoins and panelled parapet. Windows as above. Rear altered mid C19. Service wing south-west facade has 7 bays of 2 storeys, 3-bay centre breaks forward under pediment; 3 storey, 3-bay pavilion to right. Modillioned cornice. Windows have wedge lintels and are sashed with glazing bars. Entrance to centre has porch with Diocletian window over; clock in gable and cupola on Tuscan columns over pediment. Pavilion has central round-headed recess with tripartite and Diocletian windows. Top Diocletian windows flanked by oculi. Several tallstacks. Interior. Main range has rooms decorated c.1840 s by Crace, painted arabesques. Drawing room has mid C18 rococo plaster ceiling. Central room has fielded panelling. Fireplaces removed. Dining room decorated to display tapestries (removed). Oak bedroom has panelling said to come from Old Hall (q.v.). Pantheon (q.v.) adjoins to angle of building. Chapel (q.v.) adjoins end of service wing.

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