old white two-storey house

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Worthington Hall is an Elizabethan farm house on Chorley Lane in Wigan, Manchester, England. An inscription on a lintel in the gabled porch dates the building to 1577.[1]

The house is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building, first listed on 19 November 1951.[1]

Architecture

The two-storey farmhouse with a jettied first floor has been dated to 1577; a lintel above the entrance in the gabled porch has the lettering “EO EDWARDE WORTHINGTON 1577/MO”. It is constructed of stone with a slate roof. The house has four windows to the front, the second of which has timber framing with decorative panels. The rear has exposed stone with quoins. Inside, the larger of the two fireplaces has a bressummer. The attic has exposed timber trusses and wattle and daub infill panels,[1] as well as another small fireplace.

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Historic England. (n.d.). Worthington Hall [National Heritage List for England]. Retrieved from https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1228585