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Home Farmhouse, with Dairy and Tea Room Attached, Whittington

Description: Home Farmhouse, with Dairy and Tea Room Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182498

OS Grid Reference: SD5988376248
OS Grid Coordinates: 359883, 476248
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1804, -2.6161

Location: Church Street, Whittingham, Lancashire LA6 2NT

Locality: Whittington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2NT

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Listing Text

SD 57 NE

1/198 Home Farmhouse, with dairy and
tea room attached


House, c.1700, restored 1885 when a tea room and dairy were added on the
north-west side by Paley and Austin. 2 storeys. Windows rebated and hollow
chamfered, of 2 lights, with cyma-moulded hoods treated as open pediments.
At the left and right sides of the facade there are 2 adjacent windows on
each floor. Towards the centre there is a single window on each floor. To
the right of this bay is the door, which appears to be of walnut, with
applied mouldings, in a stone doorcase with crude pilasters and a
projecting hood on brackets. Gable chimneys. At the left is the
single-storey tea room, with timber and plaster facings on a stone base.
The main roof continues the direction of the house roof at a lower level
and ends with a bay window with a gable over. In the angle between this
and the gable wall of the house is a projection with hipped roof, with 2
adjacent timber windows facing forwards. The windows have elaborate
leading and some stained glass panels. Adjoining at the rear is the
octagonal stone dairy whose roof continues downwards over a continuous
verandah supported on timber posts and is surmounted by a lantern with
weather vane. On 3 sides the dairy has 6-light mullioned and transomed
windows. Inside, the tea room has oak panelling, and a fireplace surround
inscribed: 'DG [Dawson Greene] 1885'. The dairy has marble shelves
supported on marble baluster columns, panels of coloured tiles depicting
the four seasons, and a ribbed timber roof with pendant bosses around the

Listing NGR: SD5988376248

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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