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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1072572



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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brindle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184286

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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

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National Grid Reference: SD 61360 24885


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