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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 4th April, 2015)

Peel Hall


Peel Hall
Ince.

Photo: Maurice  (Fuji x-E1 and Tokina 17mm lens)
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Comment by: Ken R on 4th April 2015 at 00:17

Interesting building, looks a little odd with so smallish windows.They don't seem proportional to the wall size.

Comment by: Mick on 4th April 2015 at 01:34

You wouldnt think this little gem would be in Ince, you would think it would be somewhere in the Wigan countryside

Comment by: Aubrey on 4th April 2015 at 09:40

Nice photo Maurice, I know where the Hall is but I have never seen it.

Comment by: A.W. on 4th April 2015 at 09:57

This looks an interesting old house, what is the history of it?

Comment by: Alan on 4th April 2015 at 11:03

Two houses there now, to the left lived the Hilton family, the children Tony and Lesley went to Rose Bridge then Secondary modern just round the corner from here. I knocked about with Tony in the school years up to 1971. Lovely low ceiling rooms very cosy house.

Comment by: Giovanni on 4th April 2015 at 11:48

I wonder if Irene Roberts knows this property?
Nicely maintained!

Comment by: Maurice on 4th April 2015 at 12:01

The Hall was built in 1345,and is a listed building,I remember it being up for sale,I believe it was for £20,000.

Comment by: Anne on 4th April 2015 at 14:31

How many halls are there within a 7/8 mile radius of Wigan parish church?

Comment by: Neil Cain on 4th April 2015 at 18:43

My granddad's back gate led out onto the lane behind this. We called it Rossie's Farm. A little girl is supposed to have drowned in the moat. Yes Giovanni Irene does know it. How are you?

Comment by: Julie on 4th April 2015 at 18:43

Maurice , do you / anybody know the catergory as regard the actual grade listing of this building?

Comment by: Giovanni on 5th April 2015 at 09:46

I'm good Neil and thank you for asking. And you?
Glad spring is here and summer around the corner!

Comment by: Keith Guest on 5th April 2015 at 19:50

Julie I think it's grade 2

Comment by: David on 7th April 2015 at 11:43

Have a look at the listed building description at: imagesofengland.org.uk

Comment by: David on 7th April 2015 at 14:41

I've just looked on the imagesofengland website - it's listed Grade II.

Comment by: Julie on 7th April 2015 at 17:49

Thanks Keith /David. Much appreciated. At least it has some protection for survival in the modern world we live in. What are we if we don't protect the buildings of our history?

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