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Bridge End Farmhouse, Croston

Description: Bridge End Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184334

OS Grid Reference: SD4642417957
OS Grid Coordinates: 346424, 417957
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6554, -2.8121

Location: A581, Croston, Lancashire PR5 7JP

Locality: Croston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7JP

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/82 Bridge End Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Probably later C17, altered and enlarged. Roughcast handmade
brick on stone plinth, roofs of slates and red tiles (rear wing). Two-bay
end-baffle-entry plan, altered, with added rear wing making T-plan. Two
storeys; 1st floor band carried round the whole; now symmetrical facade
with narrow central door (insertion), and 2 small casements on each floor;
chimney at right gable, and corner chimney at left end. Right gable wall
has small sliding sash with small panes, which is a firewindow, and towards
the rear a blocked doorway now concealed by the roughcast. Rear has 2
storey wing now reduced to one bay, and an outshut to the 1st bay.
Interior: housepart in 2nd bay has a large inglenook fireplace with
bressummer chamfered on both sides and tongue-stopped on the back, a
lateral beam matching this, and former external door altered as a cupboard;
parlour in 1st bay has a beam like the other, and a cross-corner fireplace
(altered); at 1st floor a large roof truss with chamfered tie-beam and
angle struts visible.

Listing NGR: SD4642417957

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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