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Description: Holly Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 184277
OS Grid Reference: SD4750220348
OS Grid Coordinates: 347502, 420348
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6770, -2.7962
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BRETHERTON SOUTH ROAD
SD 42 SE
Farmhouse now house. Probably later C17, altered. Handmade brick, stone
slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan. Two storeys; panelled door in line
with ridge chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, an oval nameplate at 1st
floor above: HOLLY; 3 altered windows on each floor, all 3-light sliding
sashes, that to left of door enlarged and that to right with a long brick
label and the timber head and right jamb of an earlier window visible. Right
gable wall has external steps to a former loft; rear altered and covered by
additions. Altered ridge chimney stack, and cut-down chimney at rear left
corner. Interior: altered, inglenook heck remaining but no bressummer, 2
longitudinal beams (with stopped moulding) running directly into brick chimney
breast; similar beams in 3rd bay; 1st bay longitudinal partition removed but
cross-corner parlour fireplace remaining in altered condition.
Listing NGR: SD4750220348
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Source: English Heritage
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