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Statutory Address:

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

Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 50364 36176


SD 53 NW 4/10



Farmhouse, dated 1698 internally. Handmade brick covered unevenly with roughcast and painted white, steeply-pitched roof of corrugated sheet (probably over thatch) with boarded eaves, a chimney on the ridge at the junction of the 2nd and 3rd bays, another in front of the ridge at the left gable. Three-bay baffle-entry plan with partial outshut to rear of 1st bay. Two storeys, walls at 1st floor slightly set back (perhaps raised at an early date); at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays a single-storey gabled porch with segmental-headed opening in front and small rectangular peepholes in the sides, a 6-panelled inner door; 3 sliding sash windows on each floor, those at ground floor all of 3 lights with remains of labels over them, those above all of 2 lights. Both gable and rear walls have similar old labels, mostly over blocked windows: left has one at ground floor and 2 above (one a 2-light sliding sash), right has one on each floor (the upper longer); rear of outshut to 1st bay has labels to pantry window, blocked stairlight and blocked little window below this, rear of housepart has a long stepped label broken in the centre by an inserted sliding sash, and at 1st floor a small window in one light of what appears to have been a 6-light mullioned window; 3rd bay has back door and a fixed window. Interior: housepart has inglenook bressummer and 2 beams with tongue-stopped ovolo moulding, a carved wooden spicecupboard lettered I T 1698; parlour has one similar beam; pantry has a chamfered beam and wooden 1/4-turn staircase. (Third bay altered). First floor open to the rafters. Reference R.C. Watson and M.E. McClintock Traditional Houses of the Fylde (1979) pp.68-70]

Listing NGR: SD5036436176


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Watson, R C, McClintock, M E , Traditional Houses of the Fylde, (1979), 68-70


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: 22 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11036/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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