Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072497

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1967



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County: Lancashire

District: Chorley (District Authority)

Parish: Hoghton

National Grid Reference: SD 62913 25512


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HOGHTON RILEY GREEN SWITCH ROAD SD 62 NW 2/149 Causeway Farmhouse 17/4/67 GV II

Farmhouse. Probably earlier C17, perhaps enlarged in later C17; with datestone 1728; altered; renovation in progress (1985). Stone plinth, handmade brick with large stone quoins, covered with scored render at front and on gables; slate roof. L-shaped plan: 3-bay range on north-south axis with projected single-bay wing to front of 1st bay, porch in angle, outshut and porch to rear of main range, stairturret to rear of wing. Two storeys; 2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge chimney of main range (and overlapped by wing) has doorway with lintel lettered in relief, A A 1728 G, and at 1st floor a 2-light window with a label; to the right at 1st floor is a horizontal-rectangular opening with 4 small rendered mullion lights and blocked left end, but all other openings in the front are modernised. Right gable wall of main range has an added flight of external steps to an inserted 1st floor door, a corbelled chimney from 1st floor, and a 2-light mullioned attic window. Rear has a large full-height outshut, the roof swept over it, a gabled 2-storey porch (to 2nd bay) at its south end with a rectangular doorway on its south side and a round-headed light above; rear wall of 3rd bay has a 3-light rendered mullioned window at 1st floor. The north gable of this range has a recessed 7-light chamfered mullion window at ground floor, a similar window above (with a label), and smaller windows to the left (into outshut) the upper blocked and lower altered. Projecting from the junction of this gable with the wing is a gabled stairturret with 2 altered windows in the gable wall and a blocked window in the side; and in the angle beyond is an added 2-storey store. Interior: plinth of front wall of main range continues on same line across partition wall of 1st bay, but 1st bay and wing have 1/4-round moulded beams, and ground floor of main range has stop-chamfered beams on stone corbels; partition between 1st and 2nd bays incorporates stone chimney stack with large moulded rectangular stone fireplace in 1st bay, light timber-framing including blocked doorway to right of this; staircase modernised; room at 1st floor of 3rd bay (access now by external steps) has timber-framed partition wall incorporating doorway with cross incised over nick of lintel; rear wall visible from inside roof of outshut is part brick with blocked rendered brick-mullion window, part timber-framed with clamstaff and daub panels and blocked doorway; visible inside rear porch is blocked 1st floor doorway to 2nd bay. Development of building obscure.

Listing NGR: SD6291325512


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