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Clarkson's Farmhouse, Thurnham

Description: Clarkson's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182274

OS Grid Reference: SD4381654535
OS Grid Coordinates: 343816, 454535
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9838, -2.8582

Location: Thurnham, Lancashire LA2 0AY

Locality: Thurnham
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 0AY

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Listing Text


11/207 Clarkson 's Farmhouse
2-5-1968 (Formerly listed under General)


House, 1680, altered. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 3-unit lobby-entry
plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Single-storey gabled porch between lst and 2nd
bays. Windows are modern or sashed and have plain reveals, except for a
3-light rebated and chamfered mullioned window to the right of the porch.
Above this is the remaining section of a continuous drip course. To the right
of the 2nd bay on the lst floor is a small one-light chamfered window. The
outer porch doorway has plain reveals, the inner door having a chamfered
surround with shaped lintel inscribed 'RCA 1680'. Chimneys, with brick caps,
to left of porch and on right-hand gable. Above 1st floor window sill level
the wall contains more red sandstone, suggesting that the eaves level may have
been raised. Inside, the middle room has 2 chamfered and stopped axial main
joists, a boxed firehood bressumer, and a spere with chamfered and stopped
heck post. In the rear wall is a recess said to be a blocked fire window. To
the right of the modern fireplace there is said to be a spice cupboard with
door dated '1681', now inaccessible behind furniture.

Listing NGR: SD4381654535

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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