DOVECOTE HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072449
Date first listed:
21-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE HOUSE FARMHOUSE, SHEEPHILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOVECOTE HOUSE FARMHOUSE, SHEEPHILL LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Clayton-le-Woods
National Grid Reference:
SD 57287 23347

Details

SD 52 SE CLAYTON-LE-WOODS off SHEEPHILL LANE



3/83 Dovecote House Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse, dated 1698 but possibly earlier. Stone plinth, handmade brick, slate roof with one chimney on the ridge and on at right gable. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, with rear outshuts to 1st and 3rd bays, later single storey rubble extension to front of 1st bay. Two storeys and attic. 1st floor band; double saw-toothed 2nd floor band; 2 tie plates. 2-storey gabled porch at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, with large rectangular stone lintel lettered in relief G and heavily-studded I.A, 1698 inner board door; small modern window in blocked original window; 3 small openings in apex of gable. Except ground floor window to 2nd bay (altered), all windows have splayed brick heads and altered glazing. Left return wall has a door and window at ground floor, and an attic window; rear has single-storey outshut to 1st bay, 2-storey outshut to 3rd bay, a blocked 1st floor window and 4 altered windows all with segmental brick relieving arches (one of these is stairlight). Interior: back-to-back inglenook fireplaces with moulded bressummers; ¼-round moulded beams throughout; partitioned 3rd bay has parlour with cross-corner fireplace; good half-turn staircase with landings, string, newel posts with ball finials, turned balusters; timber-framed 1st floor partition walls; roof trusses probably re-used cruck blades.

Listing NGR: SD5728723347

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
357599
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 2000
Reference: IOE01/01094/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roy Finch. Source Historic England Archive
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