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Farr House, Tatham

Description: Farr House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 182640

OS Grid Reference: SD6530764872
OS Grid Coordinates: 365307, 464872
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0786, -2.5317

Location: Lowgill Lane, Tatham, Lancashire LA2 8RA

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

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Listing Text


6/113 Farr House

House, mid and later C18th. Sandstone rubble with roof of slate at front and stone slate at rear. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Windows have glazing bars, plain stone surrounds, and flat-faced mullions. The right-hand 2 bays are earlier and have 3-light windows on the ground floor and ones of 2 lights above. Between bays is a door with plain stone surround. To the left, beyond a straight joint, are 2 bays with 2-light windows. To each side are doors with plain stone surrounds, the right-hand one now blocked and containing a window with central flat-faced mullion. Chimneys on gables, to right of left-hand bay, and between original house and extension. Inside, the earlier part of the house has a shouldered stone fireplace with pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice mantel. To its left is a built-in cupboard whose upper part has shouldered raised and fielded panels. The rear wall of this room is formed by raised and fielded panelling in oak. The dog-leg stair has turned balusters and newels with ball finials.

Listing NGR: SD6530764872

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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