Withnell Fold (also known as Withnell Hospital)5361

Chorley, England, Lancashire, Chorley

Brief Description

Features of Withnell Fold include a park, pond, fountain, rockery and a small garden.

History

Withnell Fold was created in the mid-19th century as a private home but was later converted into a hospital.

Detailed Description

Withnell Fold has a large park which contains two reservoirs. There is a pond, fountain, rockery and a small, fenced garden.
Features
  • Ornamental Pond
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  • Ornamental Fountain
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  • Rockery
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Withnell
History

Detailed History

Withnell Fold house was built in the mid-19th century. The classical style house was constructed of stone and had an adjoining park and garden. The house was converted into a hospital sometime in the early-20th century.

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)