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White House Farmhouse, Bretherton

Description: White House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184272

OS Grid Reference: SD4747420911
OS Grid Coordinates: 347474, 420911
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6820, -2.7967

Location: B5248, Bretherton, Lancashire PR5 7AY

Locality: Bretherton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7AY

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/21 White House Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Dated 1680 on porch, altered. Brick with some stone quoins, part
whitewashed and part rendered, slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, with
projecting porch. Two storeys, eaves raised; 2-storey gabled porch in line
with ridge chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has round-headed entrance
arch, a rectangular datestone above inscribed 1680, a slit peephole in each
side, stone side benches, and an original batten and board door with studded
battens, ornamental iron strap hinges, a pull-handle and a wooden sneck latch;
3 casement windows on each floor, those at ground floor segmental-headed 2, 2
and 3 lights and those above all 2 lights. Right gable has 3 brick labels at
1st floor, that in centre stepped up; rear has inter alia a damaged label to a
blocked firewindow. Chimneys at left gable and on ridge. Interior: not
inspected, but believed to contain inglenook with heck and moulded bressummer,
2 moulded longitudinal beams, and 2 service room doors.

Listing NGR: SD4747420911

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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