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West Lancashire (District Authority)
Great Altcar
National Grid Reference:
SD 36179 03400


GREAT ALTCAR ALTCAR LANE SD 30 SE 12/3 Old Gore Farmhouse 11-10-1968 II

House. Probably mid C17. 3-cell lobby-entry plan. Brick in English garden wall bond on stone plinth. Slate roof. 2 storeys. Continuous roof swept down over 2-storey porch and over projecting wing at left. Windows have plastered surrounds and are mostly recessed and chamfered with mullions. The wing has one of 6 lights on the ground floor and 5 lights on the 1st floor. To each side of the porch there is one bay with 5-light windows. Those on the 1st floor have timber casements in chamfered surrounds. The 1st floor window of the porch is now blocked and is of 2 lights. The doorway, offset to the right, has round arch and rendered surround. To its left is a stone plaque with shields of arms and date '1596'. This would be an unusually early date for a lobby-entry house of this type. Chimneys at left and in line with porch.Interior: the middle room on the ground floor contains a fireplace with firehood bressumer. In the front window are 3 painted glass quarries which include the Molyneux shield of arms. The dog-leg stair is probably C18. It has a closed string, turned balusters, a pine handrail and square pine newels.

Listing NGR: SD3617903400


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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: 05 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01710/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Pollitt. Source Historic England Archive
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