NEWGATE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1219813
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
11-Aug-1993
Statutory Address:
NEWGATE FARMHOUSE, DENHOLME

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEWGATE FARMHOUSE, DENHOLME

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
West Lancashire (District Authority)
Parish:
Up Holland
National Grid Reference:
SD 50898 05238

Details

UP HOLLAND

SD5005 DENHOLME 783-1/6/35 (South side) 07/01/52 Newgate Farmhouse (Formerly Listed as: SKELMERSDALE AND HOLLAND ORMSKIRK ROAD Newgate Farmhouse)

II*

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1707 on porch (but may be earlier), enlarged and altered. Coursed thin sandstone rubble with quoins, re-constituted stone tile roof. Irregular half-H plan formed by a one-bay baffle-entry main range with a porch to the left and a wing to the rear, and a projecting cross-wing to the right; plus an addition in the rear angle. Two storeys and attic, 1:1:1 windows; with a chamfered plinth and plain 1st-floor band. The 2-storey gabled porch has a round-headed doorway with ovolo-moulded jambs and head, moulded imposts, and a studded inner door with strap hinges; a large square datestone over the outer doorway with a stepped surround to a carved plaque which has raised lettering: R/W S/1707; a 3-light window at 1st floor with chamfered flush mullions, and a small oculus in the apex with rope surround, both these openings with wedge-shaped bands over them. The housepart to the right has a 5-light mullioned window on each floor. The wing to the right has a blocked 2-light mullioned window on each floor of the re-entrant side, and its gable wall has a 5-light mullioned window on each floor, a round-headed one-light window to the attic, and a corner chimney to the right. The left gable wall of the main range has a 2-light firewindow towards the rear, a simple hoodmould over this continued into the rear wing where it is interrupted by the lower of 2 altered windows. The rear gable of this wing has a doorway with plain surround, and one 3-light casement window. INTERIOR: housepart has wide inglenook with large chamfered bressumer, and large lateral beam with unstopped chamfer; doglegged staircase to rear of 2nd bay, with moulded string, square newels, stout turned balusters and broad moulded handrail; large forked beam in rear service room next to staircase. HISTORY: the plan of this house closely resembles that of No.178 Ormskirk Road (qv), approx 200m west.

Listing NGR: SD5089805238

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388999
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: 20 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13128/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Cross. Source Historic England Archive
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