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Description: Tan Pits Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184257
OS Grid Reference: SD6215813546
OS Grid Coordinates: 362158, 413546
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6171, -2.5735
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ANDERTON NEW ROAD (off)
SD 61 SW
14/6 Tan Pits Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now office. Dated 1722 on lintel, but probably earlier altered
at that date. Coursed gritstone squared in 2 different sizes, with large
quoins, slate roof. Two bays, with rear outshut to 1st bay and large
single-storey rear extension, lean-to addition at right end. Two storeys:
offset right of centre a board door with square jambs and rectangular
lintel lettered in relief A ; to right an irregular tear-joint separates
larger masonry from smaller, the right portion having a plinth and two
3-light windows, the upper with flush mullions; to left the re-built wall
of smaller masonry has 2 rectangular altered windows. Chimneys on centre
of ridge and at right gable. Left gable wall of very large blocks has an
altered 3-light window on each floor towards the rear, and single-light
attic window in the apex. Right gable wall has blocked former opening
under lean-to. Interior: mostly altered, but contains large 1/4-round
moulded lateral beams in front: and rear parts of 1st bay, and beams like
wallplates incorporated in the side and rear walls of the rear room.
Listing NGR: SD6215813546
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Source: English Heritage
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