Winstanley Hall

Winstanley Hall is a late 16th-century house in Winstanley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester.wikipedia
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Winstanley, Greater Manchester

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Winstanley Hall is a late 16th-century house in Winstanley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester.

Scheduled monuments in Greater Manchester

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Metropolitan Borough of Wigan

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Winstanley Hall is a late 16th-century house in Winstanley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester

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Winstanley Hall is a late 16th-century house in Winstanley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester.

Scheduled monument

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It is listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade II* listed building.

Tudor architecture

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Originally built for the Winstanley family, the building is one of only three Tudor buildings in the Borough.

Metropolitan borough

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Originally built for the Winstanley family, the building is one of only three Tudor buildings in the Borough.

Manorialism

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The hall was built in the 1560s for the Winstanley family of Winstanley; the Winstanley family were lords of the manor since at least 1252 and may have been responsible for building the moat on the site.

Moat

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The hall was built in the 1560s for the Winstanley family of Winstanley; the Winstanley family were lords of the manor since at least 1252 and may have been responsible for building the moat on the site.

Goldsmith

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The Winstanleys owned the hall until 1596, when the estate was sold to James Bankes, a London goldsmith and banker.

In situ

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Winstanley Hall has three storeys and has a date stone with a date of 1584, but this is not in situ so may not provide an accurate date for the construction of the house.

Lewis Wyatt

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Further and extensive alterations were made in 1811-19 by Lewis Wyatt in a Jacobean style.

Jacobean architecture

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Further and extensive alterations were made in 1811-19 by Lewis Wyatt in a Jacobean style.

Winstanley House

Braunstone Hall
The Winstanley Family also owned the Braunstone Hall estate in Leicestershire.

Leicestershire

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The Winstanley Family also owned the Braunstone Hall estate in Leicestershire.

William Banks (died 1676)

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William Banks (1636 – 6 July 1676) of Winstanley Hall, Wigan was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons twice between 1660 and 1676.

Billinge Hill

Built as a summerhouse to Winstanley Hall in the 18th century, it was used for the Year 2000 celebrations.

Bispham Hall

On William's death the estate passed to his son William Thomas, who died in 1857, leaving it to be divided between his six sisters, whereby it was sold in 1871 to coal-producer Meyrick Holmes Bankes of Winstanley Hall.