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Docker Hall Farmhouse and Barns Attached on West Side, Whittington

Description: Docker Hall Farmhouse and Barns Attached on West Side

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182495

OS Grid Reference: SD5700975009
OS Grid Coordinates: 357009, 475009
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1691, -2.6600

Location: Whittingham, Lancashire LA6 1AP

Locality: Whittington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 1AP

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Listing Text

SD 57 NE

1/195 Docker Hall Farmhouse and barns
attached on west side


House, early C17th, altered, and barns probably C18th. Sandstone rubble
with steep slate roof. 2 storeys. To the left of the door a 6-pane sash
with plain reveals cuts through a drip course. To the right is a modern
window with cement and stone surround. On the 1st floor are 4 sashed
windows with no glazing bars and plain reveals. On the ground floor there
are the remains of 2 small blocked mullioned windows. On the 1st floor are
2 similar blocked windows. Above the latter a drip course has been cut
back. The door has a rendered surround and an open timber porch. Chimneys
on left-hand gable and to right of door. The rear wall has a 2-storey
lean-to stair projection. At the left is a large projecting chimney stack
with offsets. Interior has stone spiral staircase, now cased in wood. Roof
space said to contain large timbers. Adjoining at right angles to the
right-hand part of the facade is a range of buildings. The left-hand part,
next to the main part of the house, has one bay at the left having rebated
and chamfered window surrounds. Further right is a wide entrance with
plain reveals and timber lintel. Above it is a plaque inscribed:'THM
1721'. At the right on the ground floor is a 2-light window with
architrave and flat-faced mullion. On the 1st floor are breathers. Within
this building is a doorway leading into the house with a re-set moulded
Tudor-arched lintel. Set back slightly to the right is a barn of separate
build. It has a wide entrance with a canopy with cheeks. Above its lintel
on the inside is a re-set stone inscribed: 'WEB 1633'.

Listing NGR: SD5700975009

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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