Leyland Historical Society

Grade II

Entry No 1361895

53° 42′ 19.73″ N, 2° 40′ 58.26″ W

Early 19th century

The gate lodge is in ashlar and white brick, and has a slate roof. It is in a single storey, and has a T-shaped plan.

Facing the drive is a pedimented portico with two Doric columns and a cornice behind which is a doorway with a moulded architrave. On the side walls are pedimented gables, and the windows are sashes.

Lodge to Farington Lodge

Grade II

Entry No 1073034

53° 42′ 30.82″ N, 2° 41′ 2.94″ W


A house, later used for other purposes, in brick on a stone plinth with stone dressings and a hipped slate roof. It has two storeys and a square plan with five bays on each front, and a service wing at the rear.

On the entrance front is a porch with lonic columns and pilasters and a plain entablature. Above the porch is a three-light window with an architrave, and over this is a pediment containing a carved stag's head. All the windows are sashes.

Church of St Paul

Grade II

Entry No 1362136

53° 43′ 12.94″ N, 2° 39′ 52.09″ W

After 1819

Designed by Lewis Wyatt, the gate piers are tall with demi columns and rusticated sides, moulded caps, and pedestals, one carrying a hawk and the other a stag, both in stucco.

These are flanked by walls with a moulded cornice and a pillar with a ball finial. The lodge, in a square plan, has a single storey, pilasters, and mullioned windows.

The Old School House


Farington Lodge

Grade II

Entry No 1361894

53° 42′ 23.04″ N, 2° 41′ 4.56″ W

Early 19th century

A brick house on a stone plinth with stone dressings and a hipped slate roof, later used as a hotel. It has two storeys and a square plan with a symmetrical front of five bays, and with wings at the rear.

 In the centre is an lonic porch, behind which is a door case with a rectangular fanlight and side windows. The windows are sashes with splayed heads. On the sides are two-storey canted bay windows. Inside the building is elaborate plasterwork.

Grade II

Entry No 1204142

53° 43′ 7.79″ N, 2° 40′ 48.4″ W


A pebble dashed brick house with a stone-slate roof. It has two storeys and two bays with an extension at the rear. On the front is a modern flat-roofed extension above which are two three-light casement windows.

Also on the front is a datestone with lettering in relief. The right return contains a blocked doorway with a canopy.

Grade II

Entry No 1073032

53° 43′ 11.82″ N, 2° 42′ 4.39″ W


The church was designed by Edmund Sharpe and the chancel was added in 1909. It is in brick with stone dressings and a red tile roof. The church consists of a nave and west tower in Romanesque style, and a chancel in Gothic style. The tower has four stages, with angle buttresses rising to form pinnacles. There are Lombard friezes on the tower and along the nave, and both contain round-headed

Grade II

Entry No 1073033

53° 42′ 10.73″ N, 2° 42′ 42.01″ W


A former farmhouse in rendered brick with stone dressings on a plinth, with a roof of blue slate at the front and stone-slate at the rear. There are two storeys with an attic and three bays.

On the front is a doorcase with a segmental hood, and at the rear is a two-storey porch with stone quoins. The windows have keystones and contain casements. Inside the house are bressumers.

Stag Lodge to Cuerden Hall incorporating Gateway

Farington House