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Statutory Address:

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

Chorley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 62158 13546


ANDERTON NEW ROAD (off) SD 61 SW 14/6 Tan Pits Farmhouse - GV II

Farmhouse, now office. Dated 1722 on lintel, but probably earlier altered at that date. Coursed gritstone squared in 2 different sizes, with large quoins, slate roof. Two bays, with rear outshut to 1st bay and large single-storey rear extension, lean-to addition at right end. Two storeys: offset right of centre a board door with square jambs and rectangular lintel lettered in relief A ; to right an irregular tear-joint separates H E 1722 larger masonry from smaller, the right portion having a plinth and two 3-light windows, the upper with flush mullions; to left the re-built wall of smaller masonry has 2 rectangular altered windows. Chimneys on centre of ridge and at right gable. Left gable wall of very large blocks has an altered 3-light window on each floor towards the rear, and single-light attic window in the apex. Right gable wall has blocked former opening under lean-to. Interior: mostly altered, but contains large 1/4-round moulded lateral beams in front: and rear parts of 1st bay, and beams like wallplates incorporated in the side and rear walls of the rear room.

Listing NGR: SD6215813546


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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: IOE01/10971/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
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