Tudor & Stuart

Lancashire Tudor and Stuart Halls

Turton Tower, Chapeltown near Bolton A Medieval Pele Tower with Tudor and Stuart additions has a long and intriguing history

Towneley Hall, Burnley The home of the Towneley family, who were often at odds with the rulers of their day

Stonyhurst Hall and College The home of the Shireburn family who were frequently at the mercy of the religious authorities…

Smithills Hall, Bolton originally a Medieval hall with large Tudor and Victorian extensions

Lydiate Hall ruins, Lydiate, West Lancashire Picturesque ruins dating from the Tudor times

Leyland’s Tudor Grammar School not a hall –  but grand enough for a visit

Samlesbury Hall, near Preston Grade 1 listed Tudor manor house 

Bank Hall ruins, Bretherton, West Lancashire  Imposing ruins being restored by a committed local group

Wycoller Hall ruins, near Colne Picturesque remnants of a once grand house

Astley Hall, Chorley A superb stately home and grounds, free to visit

Heskin Hall, Heskin, Chorley An impressive building, with something for collectors too…


Lancashire Tudor and Stuart Churches

Lydiate Abbey, the ruined church of St Catherine, West Lancashire The church that never was an abbey….

Ormskirk Tudor Church Tower Find out why the church has both a tower and a steeple…

Lancashire Tudor and Stuart Crosses

Foldys Cross, Towneley Hall, Burnley  A monument that’s survived attacks and being moved more than once