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Halton Green East Farmhouse, Halton-with-Aughton

Description: Halton Green East Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 181856

OS Grid Reference: SD5160965366
OS Grid Coordinates: 351609, 465366
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0819, -2.7412

Location: Green Lane, Halton, Lancashire LA2 6PA

Locality: Halton-with-Aughton
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 6PA

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Listing Text


7/92 Halton Green East Farmhouse
4. 10. 1967

House, early C17th with late C17th rear wing,altered C20th. Sandstone
rubble with stone slate roof. 2-unit with central entrance, now T-plan.
2 storeys with attic. Windows are of 2 main types: those of the early
C17th have wooden mullions set back in openings with plain reveals and
chamfered stone lintels; those of the late C17th are rebated and chamfered
with stone mullions. Doorway and cellar window have architraves. Front
facade has several windows of the 2nd type, some botched to a stair
window near the centre. At the left-hand side on the 1st floor is one
of the 1st type. Open wooden porch with balusters and round head, probably
early C20th. Left-hand gable has chamfered mullioned windows of 3 and 2
lights, one in place of a window of the 1st type, as is the modern attic
casement. Right-hand gable has projecting stack with offsets and 4 windows
of the 2nd type, 2 lighting the attic. Rear wing has C20th front wall in
keeping, facing the garden, but with a porch to the right with gable
copings and kneeler of C18th type and some re-used C17th dressings. Right-
hand gable wall of wing has a chamfered door surround on the 1st floor, now
blocked to form a window. Back wall, facing the road, has windows of the
2nd type, to the ground floor of 2, 1, 1, and 3 lights; to the 1st floor 2
2-light windows. Interior of the main block has an early C17th roof of 3
trusses with king posts rising from high collars and with curved braces to
the ridge, a timber-framed internal wall with ogee doorhead, and a window
of the 1st type blocked by a C20th wall. In the ground-floor room on the
right is a bolection-moulded stone fireplace of c.1700. Rear wing has
bressumer and heck post, but within this is a fireplace of c.1700 with
fluted pilasters and moulded cornice. Lintel has 2 raised and fielded
panels flanking a central floral motif. Saxon cross fragment in internal
wall of porch.

Listing NGR: SD5160965366

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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