GREAT HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072509
Date first listed:
22-Oct-1952
Statutory Address:
GREAT HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND COTTAGE, RIVINGTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREAT HOUSE FARMHOUSE AND COTTAGE, RIVINGTON LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Rivington
National Grid Reference:
SD 62887 13862

Details

RIVINGTON RIVINGTON LANE SD 61 SW 14/183 Great House Farmhouse and 22.10.52 Cottage GV II

Farmhouse, later C17, with addition, and cottage C18; altered, now public conveniences, office, gallery and cottage. Farmhouse: squared sandstone with quoins, stone slate roof. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan with stairturret in centre flush with stepped out 1st bay; addition at right end. Two storeys, now with attic; stairturret gabled: at right end of 2nd bay a chamfered doorway with hoodmould, at 1st floor above this a single-light window, to the left one window on each floor of this bay, one on each floor of the stairturret, and 2 at ground floor of 1st bay: all these of 2 lights with chamfered flush mullions and slab hoodmoulds. Left gable has 3 vertically aligned 3-light windows and a single light to the right at 1st floor. Rear: each bay has a similar window of 3 lights at ground floor and 2 lights above, and 2nd bay also has firewindows of 2 lights at ground floor and one light above; attic has two gabled 2-light whindows which appear to be insertions. Addition to north end has a 4-light window and a door at ground floor of front and 2-light window at 1st floor, a 2-and a 3-light window at ground floor of rear and 3-light window above. Interior entirely altered, but roof of collar trusses with raked struts may be early C20 copy of original. Cottage: slightly overlapped by this, projecting, and canted forwards slightly; of watershot masonry with rusticated quoins, roof on slightly lower level with chimney at right gable; 2 bays and 2 storeys; has 2 doors in the left half, both in plain architraves with fluted keystones, a window to the 2nd bay and 2 at 1st floor, all square with rusticated splayed heads which have keystones. Interior not :inspected. Item probably altered by Lord Leverhulme c.1910, during formation of Lever Park.

Listing NGR: SD6288713862

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
184436
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 25 Lancashire,

Legal

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: 15 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/10935/17
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