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Hough House Farmhouse, Brindle

Description: Hough House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184295

OS Grid Reference: SD5913822998
OS Grid Coordinates: 359138, 422998
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7018, -2.6204

Location: Holt Lane, Brindle, Lancashire PR6 8NF

Locality: Brindle
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 8NF

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Listing Text

SD 52 SE
- Hough House Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, altered probably in C18; now house. Cruck-framed
and coursed squared sandstone with large quoins on base of very large dressed
rectangular blocks, steeply-pitched slate roof with modern chimney on ridge.
Three-bay plan with projecting porch/kitchen at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays
on east side, former porch at junction of 1st and 2nd bays on west side. One
and a half storeys; gabled porch on east side has door in right side wall,
3-light chamfered flush mullion window in gable wall; to left, a similar
3-light window and a square casement; to right, a small blocked window (like a
firewindow). Left gable has an extruded brick chimney, 2 square windows at
ground floor and one above; right gable has one large inserted window on each
floor. Rear (west side) has recessed chamfered mullion windows of 3 and 4
lights, a gabled dormer above the latter, with a 3-light window; small gabled
porch protects inner doorway with moulded surround, now blocked.
Interior: altered, but partition wall between 1st (south) and middle bays
incorporates a full cruck truss.

Listing NGR: SD5913822998

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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