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Robert Hall Farmhouse and Farm Building Adjoining to East in Same Range, Tatham

Description: Robert Hall Farmhouse and Farm Building Adjoining to East in Same Range

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182629

OS Grid Reference: SD6370269191
OS Grid Coordinates: 363702, 469191
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1173, -2.5568

Location: Tatham, Lancashire LA2 8PG

Locality: Tatham
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 8PG

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Listing Text


2/93 Robert Hall Farmhouse and farm
4-10-1967 buildinq adjoining to east in
same range

House and barn, late C16th with early C17th additions. Main, C16th, range
altered late C19th when the eastern part of the house was converted into a
barn. Sandstone rubble with steep slate roof. 2 storeys. Right-hand part
of north facade originally had wooden-mullioned windows. 2 external timber
lintels for these remain on the ground floor and one on the 1st floor. The
left-hand opening is now blocked and the right-hand one has a modern
window with plain reveals. The 1st floor window is partly blocked. To the
right on the 1st floor is a 4-light mullioned window with hood. To the
left, above the door, is a sashed window with glazing bars and plain stone
surround. The door, originally to a cross-passage, has a chamfered
surround with pointed arch. At the left the barn wall has been mainly
re-faced. The wide entrance has plain reveals and a timber lintel. Above
is re-set a cartouche with the Cansfield arms. To the left the wall is
covered by a modern lean-to. To the right a chimney breast projects at 1st
floor level on stone corbels. It is now truncated at eaves level. The
left-hand gable has had its chimney cap removed. The right-hand gable
chimney, which served the kitchen, has a massive external stack. The
present house is at the left of the rear wall. The left-hand bay has a
3-light chamfered mullioned window on the ground floor and a 1st floor
window with stone surround within an earlier opening. At the right on the
1st floor is a 3-light mullioned window with hood. Below is a window with
plain reveals. At the right is a blocked doorway, originally to a cross
passage, now containing a window. To the right the barn has several
blocked openings. A large chimney stack with offsets projects forwards. To
its right is a stair turret, probably an early Cl7th addition and now
under a lean-to roof. It has blocked mullioned and transomed windows. To
the right on each floor there is a blocked window, each with mullions of a
different type. Against the western gable there is a lower wing of early
c17th date adjoining at an acute angle. It has chamfered and
hollow-chamfered mullioned windows. On the ground floor its east wall has
one of one light to the left of the door and one of 2 lights to the right.
On the 1st floor there are windows of 3 lights with hood, a similar one
with one mullion removed, and a 2-light window without hood. The door has
plain reveals. Chimney on right-hand gable. The west wall of this wing has
3 2-light windows on the ground floor, 3 of 3 lights with hoods on the 1st
floor, and a window with plain reveals at the right on each floor. The
door has plain reveals. Inside, the barn has a blocked fireplace with
segmental arch in the south wall, a smaller blocked fireplace above, and a
blocked 1st floor fireplace in the north wall with moulded surround and a
lintel inscribed: '?CE 1627'. The roof has trusses with tie beams nd
collars. The western truss is wind braced. The house has timber-framed
internal partitions of late C16th type on the ground and 1st floors. A
ground-floor doorway has a depressed-ogee head. The wing at the west has
some timber-framed internal walls. On the 1st floor are 2 original plank
doors with timber surrounds. The northern 1st floor room of this wing has
square framed panelling of C17th type.

Listing NGR: SD6370269191

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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