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

Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 58644 33554


SD 53 SE 8/86 GRIMSARGH (off) LONGRIDGE ROAD Grimsargh Hall


II Farmhouse, dated 1773 at 1st floor; altered. Coursed sandstone with quoins, slate roof. Double-depth 2-bay plan, with set back addition at right end. Two storeys and garret; facade of squared sandstone in diminishing watershot courses has in the centre a very wide older door, of double-layered oak planks with ornamental strap hinges and many studs, protected by a shallow porch of thick cheeks with primitive imposts now carrying a thin slab (in place of pediment), at 1st floor above the door a rectangular datestone inscribed F H H 1773, and to the right one 3-light chamfered flush-mullion window on each floor, with run-out head and sill; a similar window to the left at ground floor is an insertion imitating these. Left gable wall has an altered window at ground floor, and a round-headed 3-stage stairlight with keystone and imposts, chamfered mullions and transoms (head blocked); right gable wall has set-back lower 2-storey addition of random rubble with a flight of stone steps to a loft door, and in the angle a doorway covered by a large glazed porch. Rear: inter alia, at ground floor a 5-light window with square flush mullions, breaking a former doorway of which the lintel remains. Interior: throughout the ground floor are re-used beams, including 2 with deep chamfer (C16 type) in the addition, one 1/4-round moulded and others chamfered with run-out stops; full-height staircase with closed string, square stick balusters, moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SD5864433554


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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: 20 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11589/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Cross. Source Historic England Archive
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