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Barn and Shippon on East Side of Road, Opposite Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse, Anderton

Description: Barn and Shippon on East Side of Road, Opposite Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184260

OS Grid Reference: SD6181013366
OS Grid Coordinates: 361810, 413366
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6154, -2.5788

Location: New Road, Grimeford, Lancashire PR6 9HG

Locality: Anderton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 9HG

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Listing Text

SD 61 SW
17.4.67 Barn and shippon on east
side of road, opposite
Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

Barn, dated 1588 below eaves on north side, altered, with attached shippon
or stable dated 1683 at 1st floor of west side. Squared sandstone with
quoins, slate roofs with some stone slate. Barn is gable to road, shippon
attached at right angles to far end of south side. Six-bay has various
slit breathers at upper level of north side, and in west gable (which has
been rebuilt following collapse); opposed wagon doorways to 3rd bay (from
the west end), that on the south side flanked by later lean-to additions;
to the right of the wagon door to the north side a chamfered Tudor-arched
doorway, now blocked, immediately above the lintel a triple-recessed small
square opening, and under the eaves at the east end a rectangular datestone
lettered in relief ANO. Visible in the south wall to the right of the
wagon entrance, now in the shippon, is another blocked doorway, with a
humped lintel. Interior: inner side of west jamb of north wagon entrance
has a jambstone crudely incised with a "Celtic head"; at west end 3
original collar trusses with curved windbracing to overlapped purlins.
Attached shippon of 2 bays (the 2nd set back), 1½ storeys, has a doorway to
the 1st bay, at ground floor of 2nd bay an exceptionally large rectangular
lintel (backed internally by a cambered beam) with a small window beneath
it, and above this a square opening to the loft, a datestone to the right
of this lettered in relief F (= Foster, Robert and Margaret). Said to
have been used as workshop by Samuel Oldknow of Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

Listing NGR: SD6181013366

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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