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IoE Number: 414919
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Date listed: 01 April 1953
Date of last amendment: 01 April 1953
Grade II

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SD 73 SESIMONSTONEWALLEY ROAD3/70Simonstone Hall1.4.1953GVII

SD 73 SE SIMONSTONE WALLEY ROAD 3/70 Simonstone Hall 1.4.1953 GV II Large house, substantially early C19 enlargement and remodelling of C17 building with some C20 alterations. Sandstone blocks with dressed quoins, 3-span stone slate roof with gable coping and kneelers bearing spike finials, various chimney stacks. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, 3 large bays long and 2 wide, 2 1/2 storeys, now roofed with ridges at right angles to the main axis, forming 3 gables to the east and west fronts. In Jacobean style, having tall multiple-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds. West front has moulded doorway to 3rd bay with carved coat of arms on the lintel, windows of 5 lights on each side, 4, 2 and 4 lights above, a 2-light attic window ; set-back 1st bay has a 2-storey canted bay window (probably C20). Right return wall has similar bay window at ground floor, 2 mullioned windows above; east (garden) front has doorway in line with that at the front, windows of 8 lights each side, 7, 2 and 7 lights above, stepped triple-light attic windows, and smaller north bay has one mullioned window at ground and 1st floors. Interior: C17 3-bay house appears to have been in the eastern side, where the dining room in the 2nd bay has 3 boxed beams, and the drawing room in the 3rd bay has 2 large beams with deeply undercut carved vines in the soffits (said to be by Italian craftsmen working at Gawthorpe in C17, but appears to be C19). History: home of Whittaker family in C17.

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