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Martinside Farmhouse, Bretherton

Description: Martinside Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184283

OS Grid Reference: SD4757520344
OS Grid Coordinates: 347575, 420344
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6769, -2.7951

Location: S Road, Bretherton, Lancashire PR5 7AB

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

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/32 Martinside Farmhouse (Formerly
17.4.67 listed as Martindale's
- II

Farmhouse now house. Dated 1718 but probably earlier, altered. Handmade
brick with some diaper in blue brick headers, stone slate roof. L-plan:
2-bay main range with projecting porch-wing at right hand side. Two storeys;
brick plinth; entrance in re-entrant wall of wing by doorway with roll-moulded
timber doorcase with cambered lintel, a 2-light -sliding sash under the eaves
above; gable of wing has a segmental-headed 3-light sliding sash offset to
right at ground floor, a saw-tooth band over this, at 1st floor a diaper band
making 3 large hearts, an inserted window above breaking into the right hand
end of this feature, and in the gable a datestone lettered in relief H
H E;
return wall has triangular-headed peepwindow. Main range has 3 small
horizontal-rectangular windows at ground floor, and at 1st floor 2 low 4-light
casements on different levels, that on the left with a brick label continued
to right with 2 step-ups, the 2nd over a small triangular-headed window.
Right gable wall has inter alia a small 1st floor window of 2 arched lights
with a brick mullion and a label; rear has one horizontal rectangular window
at ground floor and 3 above, all with run-out heads and sills, but is
otherwise altered. Interior: altered by removal of partition walls, but
retains very large inglenook bressummer and 2 longitudinal beams with stopped
1/4-round moulding, and in the former service end stop-chamfered beams on a
lower level.

Listing NGR: SD4757520344

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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