FAIR HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1162964
Date first listed:
27-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
FAIR HOUSE FARMHOUSE, POCKET NOOK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FAIR HOUSE FARMHOUSE, POCKET NOOK LANE

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 63634 97537

Details

GOLBORNE POCKET NOOK LANE SJ 69 NW (north side) 5/16 Fair House Farmhouse II House. C17. Timber-framed structure which is concealed by render. Repairs and additions in brick. Slate roof. 3-unit, lobby-entrance plan with total of 5 bays and 2 storeys. Original door to right of bay 3. Later door to bay 4. Bay 1 projects as a gabled crosswing with a door in the angle. All the windows are replacement casements many having been altered. Continuous outshut added to rear. Chimney stack on rear slope. The inside contains a remarkably complete pair of back-to-back inglenook fireplaces including smoke hoods. The bressumer beams and other ceiling beams are ovolo-moulded with stepped stops. Various timber-framed components are clearly visible including some principal posts, king-post roof trusses and crosswalls one of which has curved diagonal braces at tie beam level. The building is an important survival in many respects, not least as an example of timber-framing in an area where little remains.

Listing NGR: SJ6363497537

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
213484
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/07063/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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