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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 184436

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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