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

Chorley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 63217 15562


RIVINGTON DEAN HEAD LANE SD 61 NW 10/176 Wilcocks Farmhouse 17.4.67 - II

Farmhouse. Dated 1670 on lintel of door, altered and extended in C19. coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, tiled roof with 2 stone chimneys. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan, with added 3rd bay to right. Two storeys; at right hand end of 2nd bay, in line with ridge chimney, doorway with chamfered surround and flat triangular head, the lintel lettered in relief ( ) ; to the left a chamfered flush mullion window formerly of 5 lights R:E 1670 but now lacking the 1st and 4th mullions, a formerly 2-light window to the 1st bay (lacking mullion) and between these a small blocked round-headed window with a triangular lintel (said to have been a toll window); at 1st floor 3 horizontal rectangular 3-light casements. Added bay to right has a similar window at 1st floor, an altered vertical rectangular window below. Rear has inter alia a 2 and a 3-light mullion window at ground floor, the first blocked and the 2nd with one blocked light and others altered as a casement. Interior: altered, except for surviving heck wall in housepart and a wattle-and-daub partition in the 1st bay (now concealed).

Listing NGR: SD6321715562


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

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Date: 28 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10935/23
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