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Description: Little Eccleston Hall Farmyard Building
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183607
OS Grid Reference: SD4131839858
OS Grid Coordinates: 341318, 439858
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8516, -2.8935
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LITTLE ECCLESTON WITH MEAGLES LANE
SD 43 NW LARBRECK
5/37 Little Eccleston Hall Farmyard
Quadrangular range of farm buildings dated 1820 on keystone of west barn. Red
brick with sandstone plinth and dressings, roofs of slate and corrugated
sheet. Symmetrical arrangement with open entry in centre of south range,
matching barns forming the larger part of the east and west sides, and a long
lofted cartshed closing the north end. The barns, which project, have tall
segmental-headed wagon doorways with dressed sandstone surrounds (keystone of
that on west lettered "1820"), and 6 diamond-pattern breathers on each side.
The cart shed was formerly arcaded in the centre with 4 or 5 basket-arched
wagon entrances, but these are now blocked and altered; at each end are 2
doorways with massive sandstone lintels and jambstones; and at 1st floor 4
large pitching holes in the form of open stilted lunettes with imposts
and archivolts,between Which are X pattern breathers, a relocated datestone
over that in the centre lettered in relief "16 6 Returned ends
of this range (with similar openings) link with the barns. South end of yard
has single-storey stable and feeding shed flanking the entrance on its east
and west sides respectively.
Listing NGR: SD4131839858
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Source: English Heritage
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