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Church House Farmhouse, Bretherton

Description: Church House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 184281

OS Grid Reference: SD4764920365
OS Grid Coordinates: 347649, 420365
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6771, -2.7940

Location: S Road, Bretherton, Lancashire PR5 7AJ

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

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/30 Church House Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1698 on porch, altered. Colour-washed brick with
stone quoins at ground floor, stone slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan
with projecting porch, single-storey rear extension to 3rd bay. Two storeys;
plinth, 2-course band; 2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge chimney at
junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has segmental-headed doorway, square datestone
above the band lettered in relief


segmental-headed 2-light window at 1st floor, and triangular-headed
peepwindows in the sides; to the left, 2 segmental-headed 2-light windows on
each floor and to the right a 2-light casement at ground floor and altered
3-light window above. Rear has segmental-headed windows, mostly altered.
Interior: altered, but housepart in middle bay has inglenook with heck and
bressummer, this and 2 longitudinal beams with stopped 1/4-round moulding; one
similar beam in service end in 1st bay.

Listing NGR: SD4764920365

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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