© Mr Andy Hibbert
SPEKE HALL, SPEKE HALL ROAD
LIVERPOOL, LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE
Mr Andy Hibbert
19 July 2006
28 June 1952
Date of last amendment:
28 June 1952
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SJ 48 SW SPEKE HALL
10/1173 Speke Hall
House. South range of 1490-1506, east and west ranges of
c.1540-1560, North range of 1598. For Norris Family. Timber
frame on stone base with stone lateral stacks. Stone slate
roof. 2 storeys with attic, courtyard plan. Coved cornice
and gables, some bays project with gables. Windows of 5 and
6 lights with transom, leaded glazing. Entrance to north
range has stone 4-centred arch and paired studded doors.
Flanking stone walls have parapets with round projections
and connect this item with bridge over moat (q.v.).
Inscription above records building of range. Interior has
great hall with 2 bay windows, fireplace with stone
ornamental and planelling. Billiard room to west has
panelling and elaborate timber overmantel and rich plaster
ceiling. Wallpaper in corridor designed by W. Morris. One
of the most important timber framed manor houses in the
country, Speke Hall has connections with J. M. Whistler.
For fuller description see Pevsner: Buildings of England,
South Lancashire, p240-242 and Country Life, XIII, pp336 and
338;X CIV, p 376.