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Farm Building, the Southern of 2 Parallel Ranges Circa 100 Metres West of Bank Hall Farmhouse, Bretherton

Description: Farm Building, the Southern of 2 Parallel Ranges Circa 100 Metres West of Bank Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184270

OS Grid Reference: SD4619520339
OS Grid Coordinates: 346195, 420339
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6767, -2.8160

Location: Liverpool Road, Bretherton, Lancashire PR26 9AT

Locality: Bretherton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR26 9AT

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/19 Farm building, the southern of 2
parallel ranges c.100 metres
- west of Bank Hall Farmhouse

Farm building housing several functions under one roof (probably stables,
cowhouse, barn). C17, subsequently extended and altered. Handmade brick with
some stone quoins, steeply-pitched stone slate roof. Rectangular plan of
unusual length (c.75 metres), on east-west axis; short modern addition at east
end (not included in the item); on south side, next to this addition, a
doorway with long and short jambstones and large stone lintel undercut to make
a segmental head, a brick label over this, a modern window next to this door
and another above; beyond, 7 segmental-headed windows at ground floor and
another above in the centre (probably a stairlight), but no windows at the
west end. North side has several stable doors, 2 sliding doors in the centre,
a wagon door to the west end, and at 1st floor slit breathers on 2 levels and
2 square loading doors. West gable wall has short brick ledges evenly
distributed over the whole surface (purpose unknown), a loading door in the
gable and a blocked one immediately beneath. Interior not inspected but
straight windbracing to the roof visible in some parts. History: associated
with Bank Hall, q.v.

Listing NGR: SD4619520339

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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