HOWE BROOK HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1072527
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
HOWE BROOK HOUSE FARMHOUSE, BANNISTER GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOWE BROOK HOUSE FARMHOUSE, BANNISTER GREEN

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Heskin
National Grid Reference:
SD 52178 15301

Details

HESKIN BANNISTER GREEN SD 51 NW 9/121 Howe Brook House Farmhouse 17.4.67 (Formerly listed as Horne Brook House) GV II

Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, with addition of mid-C18. Earlier part timber-framed with clamstaff-and-daub panels, on high plinth of sandstone blocks, and C19 common brick; C18 part of handmade brick on stone plinth; roofs of slate and stone slate. The earlier part is L-shaped in plan, formed by 2 bays at right angles, probably a hallrange with an east wing; the C18 part forms a crosswing at the west end of the hallpart, and may be a rebuilding of an earlier wing. C18 front is 2 bays and 2 storeys with attic, has a 1st floor band, a segmental-headed door and 2 segmental-headed windows on each floor, all these offset slightly right of centre, gable chimneys, sliding sash attic windows in the gables, and stairlight in right gable. The timber-framed part to the rear has been altered and rebuilt on the south side; the north side is post-and-rail framed, the hallpart and the gable of the wing each divided into 3 bays by posts, with straight bracing to the wallplate, the panels variously weathered (some still plastered and painted, some with staves exposed); the hallpart has one inserted window on each floor of the middle bay; the re-entrant of the wing has a window in the topmost panel; the gable of the wing has an integral row of windows between the sill and a low rail: 3 old small-paned 2-light fixed windows separated by studs, a blocked opening, and a plastered panel; the topmost panel of the centre has a 4-light wooden mullion window (3 lights blocked), and the gable has chevron bracing. There is a full-height added brick lean-to on the east wall of this wing. Interior not inspected but likely to contain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SD5217815301

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
184375
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03115/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Simon Barker. Source Historic England Archive
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