Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1073112

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1968

Statutory Address: 1 AND 3, BESCAR BROW


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Statutory Address: 1 AND 3, BESCAR BROW

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

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire (District Authority)

Parish: Scarisbrick

National Grid Reference: SD 39101 13304


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SCARISBRICK BESCAR BROW SD 31 SE 8/22 Nos 1 and 3 11.10.1968 - - II

Pair of cottages, now all one dwelling. C17 or earlier, altered. Cruck-framed, with rear wall of stud and wattle-and-daub on a high battered base of sandstone, formerly similar front wall rebuilt in brick, and both built on a rather wavy line (presumably following wall plates which were not straight), all plastered and painted white; corrugated sheet roof covering thatch. Four bays (lst bay said to be an addition). Single storey with low eaves; doorway to 2nd bay, one window to the left and 3 to the right, all modern. Rear has windows of various sizes, mostly horizontal rectangular, with glazing bars. Chimney on ridge at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, another at right gable. Interior: 3 full cruck trusses of light scantling, one pair of purlins with curved windbracing below; middle cruck truss has several vertical timbers in the centre, from the tie-beam to the apex on the west side; at west gable, a bearer between the purlins suggesting remains of smoke hood; exposed rafters with thatch-ties.

Listing NGR: SD3910113304


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Legacy System number: 357724

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