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Farmhouse Circa 20 Metres East of Watson Cottage, Bretherton

Description: Farmhouse Circa 20 Metres East of Watson Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184273

OS Grid Reference: SD4724120886
OS Grid Coordinates: 347241, 420886
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6818, -2.8002

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

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/22 Farmhouse c.20m east of Watson
- Cottage
- II

Farmhouse, dated 1702 on porch. Handmade brick, corrugated iron roof, eaves
raised by 6 courses. Three-bay baffle entry plan with projecting porch. Two
storeys; 2-course band; 2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge chimney at
junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has segmental-headed outer doorway, above the
band a worn datestone incribed B , a blocked 1st floor window, in the right
side an enlarged window, and some stone quoins at ground floor level; two
3-light casements on each floor to the left (all apparently altered) and
between these at mid-level a small 2-light window with chamfered brick
mullion, now blocked (perhaps a stairlight); one altered window on each floor
to the right. Left gable wall has two 2-light sliding sash windows; rear has
inter alia a 2-light firewindow, a 2-light window at ground floor of 3rd bay
and a 3-light window above, all these blocked but with remains of mullions,
and those at ground floor with brick labels. Chimneys on ridge and at left
gable. Interior not inspected, but 1/4-round moulded beams visible.

Listing NGR: SD4724120886

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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