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IoE Number: 56853
Photographer: Mr J M Pickering
Date Photographed: 28 March 2002
Date listed: 12 January 1967
Date of last amendment: 12 January 1967
Grade II*

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SJ 55 NW PECKFORTON PECKFORTON HALL LANE 1/14 Peckforton Hall 12.1.67 GV II* Farmhouse, late C17 with later alterations. Red brick with slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays, double pile, with early C19 single bay wing, also C20 additions to south. Sandstone plinth, projecting brick bands at first floor level and over first floor gable windows. Three-light, wood mullion and transome windows with lead lattice glazing, stone sills and stepped stone head with label. Arches show above the labels of ground and first floor windows in the south-east gable. Half-glazed, replaced, door with glazing bars and rectangular transome-light in heavy ovolo moulded frame. The door is fronted by C19 brick porch with stepped label and coping with moulded kneelers. The twin gables have stone copings with moulded kneelers. The south wing has matching window and brick dentil course at eaves. The north side of the north-east gable has mainly 3-light windows with metal casements, rectangular leaded glazing and cambered arches. The stacks are C19 rebuilt with blue brick caps. Interior: A north room has panelling, in Jacobean style, with inlaid frieze panels. There are old boarded doors on old strap hinges also 6-panel doors in the Georgian style. Large inglenook beam, bevelled beams, at ground and first floor level, and some panelled casing to beams. Timbers in internal wall above first floor level, Queen post trusses with struts and upper king post. Original ridge trees and purlins with evidence of reuse. The south wing has large re-used floor beams and king post trusses.

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