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Bury Farmhouse, Brindle

Description: Bury Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184300

OS Grid Reference: SD5865623376
OS Grid Coordinates: 358656, 423376
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7052, -2.6278

Location: Sandy Lane, Brindle, Lancashire PR6 8LZ

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

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Listing Text

SD 52 SE
5/49 Bury Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1699 over door; altered. Coursed sandstone
rubble, slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan plus a former farm building
at left end remodelled as extension to house. Two storeys; doorway in line
with rebuilt chimney at junction of 1st and 2nd bays has moulded surround,
large rectangular lintel undercut to make a depressed pointed arch, a moulded
cornice and rising from this a datestone with hollowed surround to a
shouldered panel lettered in relief W
1699; to right, recessed
hollow-chamfered mullioned windows of 4 and 3 lights with hoodmoulds, and at
1st floor hollow chamfered flush mullion windows of 3 and 3 lights. To left
all openings have been rebuilt or inserted with materials from the former
Clayton Hall (Clayton-le-Woods CP), including ovolo-and-fillet mullions: 2
lights at ground floor and 3 above, and in the remodelled part 4 lights below
and 3 above. Left gable has re-located window, formerly in gable of house, of
3 stepped round-headed lights with hollow spandrels and stepped hoodmould.
Rear has modern flush mullion windows. Interior: inglenook fireplace with
stop-chamfered bressummer, C18 inserted fireplace with stone jambs and
corbelled lintel; two 1/4-round moulded beams; exposed timber-framed partition

Listing NGR: SD5865623376

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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