HURLSTON GATE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1031803
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1968
Statutory Address:
HURLSTON GATE FARMHOUSE, SOUTHPORT ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HURLSTON GATE FARMHOUSE, SOUTHPORT ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
West Lancashire (District Authority)
Parish:
Scarisbrick
National Grid Reference:
SD 39781 10334

Details

SCARISBRICK SOUTHPORT ROAD, Hurlston SD 31 SE 8/45 Hurlston Gate Farmhouse 11.10.1968 II - Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1769 at lst floor; slightly altered. Brown brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone plinth and dressings, roof of stone-coloured tiles. Square 2 x 2 bay plan. Two storeys and attic; tall almost symmetrical facade in classical style, with rusticated quoins, dentilled and moulded cornice; doorway offset slightly left of centre with rusticated pilasters, entablature with simplified triglyphs, and deep moulded pediment; renewed door with 6 fielded panels; 2 tall sashed windows on each floor, all with exposed boxes, one large and 2 narrow margin panes in each leaf, splayed stone heads with pseudo-voussoirs and keystones. In centre of 1st floor a plaque on brackets displaying a carved cartouche with a bird on the top, initials "I S" above and date "17 69" below. Gable chimneys. Each gable has an inserted window at ground floor and 2 attic windows; rear has a round-headed stairlight with imposts, triple keystone, and glazing bars marking Y-tracery in the head, some square 2-light windows with segmental heads and altered glazing (including an upper stairlight); altered door and window at ground floor of 1st bay. Interior: 4-room plan with direct entry to front room on left; round-headed doorway from this to rear hall and staircase; doglegged staircase with open string, scrolled brackets, slim turned balusters, ramped handrail; doorcases and doors with fielded panels; similar doors to fitted cupboards. Note: unusually high quality of external and internal decoration in a house of modest size, and all apparently contemporary.

Listing NGR: SD3978110334

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
357748
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01685/09
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