Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072569

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1987



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County: Lancashire

District: Chorley (District Authority)

Parish: Bretherton

National Grid Reference: SD 47947 20434


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BRETHERTON SOUTH ROAD SD 42 SE 3/25 Iron Barn Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C17 altered in C18, recently renovated. Colour-washed handmade brick on plinth of red sandstone, roof of stone slate (front) and slate (rear). Three-bay baffle-entry plan with projecting porch, later additions to front and rear of 1st bay. Two storeys; high chamfered plinth; single-storey gabled porch, in line with ridge chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, with round-headed outer opening, stone side benches, and studded board door with ornamental strap hinges, in pegged oak doorcase with Tudor-arched lintel; segmental-headed 3-light sliding sash window on each side at ground floor, and 3 small 2-light sliding sashes at 1st floor, that in the centre segmental-headed, and all these windows with small panes; gabled single-storey addition to front of 1st bay was formerly a dairy. Rear: all windows altered and enlarged (probably in C19), that in centre now French window breaking plinth. Interior: 1/4-round moulded lateral beams in 2nd and 3rd bays, one with a concave brace dying into the rear wall and another with a blocked mortice in the same position; brick chimney stack with back-to-back fireplaces which have Tudor-arched stone lintels on stone corbels, and on one side a round-arched recess which may have been for a bread oven; at 1st floor blocked mortices in the soffit of a beam close to the chimney stack suggesting a former smoke bay; roof has kingpost truss with wattle holes in soffit.

Listing NGR: SD4794720434


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Legacy System number: 184276

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