BALSHAWS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1073055
Date first listed:
27-Feb-1984
Statutory Address:
BALSHAWS FARMHOUSE, DRUMACRE LANE WEST

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Location

Statutory Address:
BALSHAWS FARMHOUSE, DRUMACRE LANE WEST

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
South Ribble (District Authority)
Parish:
Longton
National Grid Reference:
SD 49093 24843

Details

SD 42SE LONGTON off DRUMACRE LANE WEST

7/65 Balshaws Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse, C17 (said to have datestone c.1628, now concealed). Rendered brick on low stone base, slate roof with red ridging tiles; some stone quoins. Linear plan of 2½ bays (that at left end shorter), entry at left end. Two storeys with outshut to rear of left half. Single-storey pitched-roof porch at left side; 3 casement windows to each floor of front, one small sliding sash window at 1st floor of left gable. Rear wall has one sliding sash window to each floor, a modern door replacing window to 3rd bay. Stone quoins visible at 2 corners. One ridge chimney stack near left end, and a chimney to left side of outshut. Interior: middle bay has inglenook fireplace with ovolo moulded bressummer and salt cupboard with incised diamond pattern and central letter "T", 2 bridging beams (one boxed, the other incorporated in partition to rear passage), and a former door to service room now blocked and concealed. Purlin roof with clay floor, blocked 3-light brick mullion windows in both gables.

Listing NGR: SD4909324843

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
357970
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: 12 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01710/17
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