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Smithills Hall

Bolton Museum and Art Gallery.

Smithills Hall

by Bolton Museum and Art Gallery.

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Published by Bolton Museum and Art Gallery in (Bolton) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smithills Hall.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by C. Mitchell.
    ContributionsMitchell, C.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12p.,ill.,16x21cm
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17452525M

    Smithills Hall. In Halliwell Local History Society published a book written by Derek Billington entitled ˜Smithills Hall’. The book was a great success and sold well but has been out of print for several years now. However we have revised and updated it, the print has been enlarged, errors have been corrected and new pictures have been. SD61SE SMITHILLS DEAN ROAD /1/ (East side (off)) 23/04/52 Smithills Hall. GV I. Large house, part now museum, the rest vacant on inspection. Origins as a medieval hall house, early C14, extended C15 or.

    Find hotels near Smithills Hall, UK online. Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs. Set within landscaped gardens and surrounded by wooded countryside, Smithills Hall is the perfect location for your wedding. With its medieval Great Hall and Tudor and Victorian wings, Smithills is a unique venue full of history and charm, its historic past providing the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and an exclusive setting for photographs both inside and on: Smithills Dean Road, Bolton, BL1 7NP.

      Ghost Hunt at Smithills Hall – July The property is situated amongst beautiful gardens which make for a peaceful stroll. The hall can be hired for various functions, most notably as a wedding venue. It is free to enter the hall and walk around the building and the beautiful grounds four days per week. See their website for more details. Smithills Hall Museum, Bolton. K likes. One of Bolton's original family homes, Smithills Hall is a Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama. Free entry/5(23).


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Smithills Hall by Bolton Museum and Art Gallery. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Smithills Hall In Halliwell Local History Society published a book written by Derek Billington entitled ˜Smithills Hall’. The book was a great success and sold well but has been out of print for several years now.

An open hall, the oldest part of the building, dates from the late 14th c. The estate passed by marriage to the Barton family. They and their heirs owned Smithills until ca. Stone gabled wing facing S added to extend W of the courtyard range and probably the S wing enclosing the courtyard (Smithills Museum Guidebook 3).

Smithills Hall is set in land on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, Smithills Hall is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West of England. Over the years the original Medieval Hall has been added to, and provides a fascinating history of.

Or book a ghost tour (if you dare) and after your tour, pop your wellies on and walk through the beautiful woodland that surrounds this majestic building.

Friend of Smithills. If you would like to become a friend of Smithills, or would like details of opening times, admission fees etc.

Re: Smithills Hall, Bolton The following account is from The Haunted Homes and Family Traditions of Great Britain By John Ingram (). Smithills Hall, Halliwell, Lancashire, the seat of Richard Henry Ainsworth, Esq., is one of those lovely and picturesque ancestral abodes for which England is famous.

Hall records show “August my Lord Essex players came hither to Smithills” Did Shakespeare come with them. Hall was a complete quadrangle. Sir Rowland Belasyse built inside the Great Hall and converted part of it as a brew house.

The Ainsworth family acquired the Hall for £21, At the time of writing (early ), entrance to Smithills Hall is free.

Check the official website for opening times and any changes in admission fees. Smithills Hall is on Smithills Dean Road situated in the Smithills area of Bolton, just off the A58 Bolton ring road (Moss Bank Way).

Read more Smithills School hosted 2 days of the Bolton primary school sports hall athletics championship. Once again our students were the sports leaders and did an amazing job, facilitating the event to ensure all 15 primary schools could compete at a high level in each track and field events.

Smithills School is a mixed secondary school located in Smithills, Bolton, Greater Manchester. Previously a community school administered by Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council, Smithills School converted to academy status on 1 January Smithills Hall. One of Bolton's original family homes, Smithills Hall is a Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama.

Containing fine examples of architecture through the ages, from Medieval and Tudor right through to Victorian times, the hall is set in formal gardens next to the West Pennine Moors. Plan your visit. Set within landscaped gardens and surrounded by wooded countryside, Smithills Hall is the perfect location for your wedding.

With its medieval Great Hall and Tudor and Victorian wings, Smithills is a unique venue full of history and charm, its historic past providing the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and an exclusive setting for photographs both inside and out. Smithills Hall has a long story– made accessible and interactive thanks to the ‘Timeline Exhibition’ now situated in what was the old kitchen area of the hall.

Here guests can walk through an extensive exhibition taking them all the way from 14 th. Smithills Hall tells an year story. Although there is evidence of people living in the area now covered by the Smithills estate for thousands of years, the first written records relating to the hall began when William Radcliffe obtained the manor from the Hulton family in   This book has provided much of the information on this webpage.

It is available from Smithills Hall, or from Halliwell Local History Society here. Smithills Hall, W.D Billington and M.S. Howe () Halliwell Local History Society. This book is available from Smithills Hall or from Halliwell Local History Society here.

Smithills Hall Museum, Bolton. 2K likes. One of Bolton's original family homes, Smithills Hall is a Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama. Free entry/5(19). Poppins At Smithills menu Proceed to the restaurant's website Upload menu You may explore the information about the menu and check prices for Poppins At Smithills by following the link posted above.

takes no responsibility for availability of the Poppins At Smithills menu on the website. Cancel free on most hotels. Book a great hotel near Smithills Hall with our price guarantee.

Search and compare 83 places to stay close to Smithills Hall. Collect 10 nights get 1 free*. On 12th MarshMaster Barton of Smithills hall sent his servants to find George Marsh by order of the Earl of Derby.

They search for him around Deane and Bolton. The following day, Marsh surrendered willingly at Smithills Hall and he was sent to Lathom House, near Ormskirk, where he stood trial accused of heresy before the 3rd Earl of Derby.

The Bower room The Solar room The carved oak tester bed From old to ultra-modern – the bright new exhibition rooms The grammar school I went to back in the late s was just down the road from Smithills Hall, in fact the school playing fields were, and still are, adjacent to the Hall’s lower gardens.

Traditional English Tea rooms, based in Horwich and Smithills, Bolton. Please confirm that this restaurant at this location is permanently closed Two slices of doorstop white or wholemeal toast with butter.

Toppings: Fruit preserves - £ | Baked beans - £ | Poached eggs - £ Two hot toasted crumpets served with butter and fruit Cuisine: Tea. Your Ghost Hunt At Smithills Hall.

Smithills Hall in Bolton is a haunted house with a long and mysterious history. Ghostly apparitions have been witnessed on a frighteningly regular basis, objects have been moved and unexplained noises seem to come from empty areas of the Hall.

Ghost Hunts at Smithills Hall can be terrifying and guests have fled from rooms in fear.Smithills Hall has been described as a probable Fortified Manor House. There are major building remains. This is a Grade 1 listed building protected by law*. Description Large house, part now converted into a museum.

Originally an early 14th century hall house, extended in the 15th or early 16th century and again in Books. Cooper.My wife, Daughter and I visited Smithills Hall after failing to visit Turton Tower (closed when web-site stated it was open) Smithills was welcoming and very interesting.

The Hall has a fascinating history from medieval times to present day! The Hall has been owned by the local /5(71).