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West Lancashire (District Authority)
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SD 37873 11936


SCARISBRICK GORSUCH LANE SD 31 SE 8/25 Gorsuch Hall 11.10.1968 - II

Farmhouse. Probably c.1760, but with restoration date 1895 over door. Handmade brick in Flemish bond, on sandstone plinth, with sandstone dressings. Double-depth 3-bay plan. Three storeys, symmetrical, in classical style, with rusticated stone quoins, stone bands on 2 levels, moulded gutter cornice, gable chimneys; central door with 6 fielded panels, stone doorcase and lintel with pseudo-voussoirs and keystone; 2 wide vertical rectangular windows at ground floor, 3 square windows at 1st floor, and 3 horizontal rectangular windows at 2nd floor, all with moulded sills and splayed heads, and the heads of those at ground and 1st floor matching that of the door; all with altered glazing. Both gable walls have some inserted or altered windows at the lower levels; the rear has a 2-storey extension to the 1st bay, a large rectangular window with splayed head at ground and 1st floors of the 2nd bay, a smaller similar window in the centre at 1st floor, and 3 smaller altered windows at 2nd floor. Interior: altered (presumably in 1895), and later Victorian staircase installed in central entrance passage rising from the front. Externally a good example of mid-Georgian domestic architecture.

Listing NGR: SD3787311936


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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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Date: 19 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10970/02
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