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

Map

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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

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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; ΒΌ-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

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Legacy System number: 357599

Legacy System: LBS

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