HEAD O'TH' MARSH FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1072572
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
HEAD O'TH' MARSH FARMHOUSE, BRINDLE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEAD O'TH' MARSH FARMHOUSE, BRINDLE LANE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Chorley (District Authority)
Parish:
Brindle
National Grid Reference:
SD 61360 24885

Details

BRINDLE BRINDLE LANE SD 62 SW 6/35 Head o'th' Marsh Farmhouse 17.4.67 - II*

Farmhouse. Dated 1692 on lintel of inner doorway; altered. Coursed squared sandstone, slate roof with ridge chimney. Three-bay baffle-entry plan. Two storeys; continuous dripcourse; modern porch in line with ridge chimney at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, the lintel of the inner doorway lettered in relief G ; 4 slightly-recessed mullioned windows on each floor, 2, 16 W : E 92 5, 3 and 2 lights at ground floor and 3, 1, 5 and 3 above. Left gable has similar 3-light window at ground floor and another altered as a casement above, both with hoodmoulds; rear has 5 similar windows at 1st floor, 5 lights in the centre otherwise all 2 lights; most prominent feature of rear is an unusual 2-storey gabled porch or bay at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, possibly a C19 addition, built of large dressed blocks and with deeply splayed corners at ground floor, the upper level corbelled over them: this has a doorway in the centre flanked by 2-light windows in the corners, a similar window at 1st floor, and in the apex of the gable coping a Celtic head. Interior: baffle-entry heck, inglenook bressummer, ovolo-moulded beams in housepart, and imitations of these in the 1st bay (these not of timber).

Listing NGR: SD6136024885

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
184286
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.

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