Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1204783

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Feb-1984

Statutory Address: NUMBERS 1, 3, 4 AND HILLTOP, 1,3, AND 4, SHAW BROW


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Statutory Address: NUMBERS 1, 3, 4 AND HILLTOP, 1,3, AND 4, SHAW BROW

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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley (District Authority)

Parish: Whittle-le-Woods

National Grid Reference: SD 57974 20957



3/170 Nos. 1, 3, 4 and Hilltop 26.11.1975 (Formerly listed as Nos.1-6 (consec) - II Almshouses)

Row of 6 almshouses, dated 1841, now 4 dwellings. Dressed stone on plinth of large blocks, (random rubble sides and rear), slate roof with seven 2-flue chimneys. Long rectangular plan, 2 storeys, single-pile with a continuous single-storey outshut to the rear. All the houses are of one bay with the doorway on the left and one window on each floor, but the 1st and 5th doorways have been replaced by windows; doorways have plain stone cases, and Nos. 3 and 4 have studded doors with long fleur-de-lys headed hinges; all windows have 2 round-headed lights. At centre of first floor is a large stone tablet in a moulded frame, with incised lettering: These six Cottages were Erected AD 1841 By Susanna Daughter and sole Heiress of Peter Brooke of Astley Hall in the County of Lancaster Esqr; for the benefit of Poor Persons, Natives of, resident in, and belonging to the Township of Chorley.

Listing NGR: SD5797420957


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