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IoE Number: 359547
Photographer: Mr Andy Hibbert
Date Photographed: 19 July 2006
Date listed: 28 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1952
Grade I

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SJ 48 SWSPEKE HALLROADL2410/1173Speke Hall

SJ 48 SW SPEKE HALL ROAD L24 10/1173 Speke Hall 28.6.52 G.V. I 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.

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