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Wood End Farmhouse, Eccleston

Description: Wood End Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184352

OS Grid Reference: SD5336017261
OS Grid Coordinates: 353360, 417261
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6498, -2.7071

Location: Eccleston, Lancashire PR7 5RL

Locality: Eccleston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR7 5RL

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Listing Text

SD 51 NW
9/100 Wood End Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. C17, altered in C19. Stone plinth, scored stucco on handmade
brick, slate roof. L-shaped plan: 2 bays with projecting 2-bay crosswing
at left end. Two storeys: gable of wing incorporating porch in angle under
carried-down roof, the open outer doorway segmental-headed, the inner door
plain boarded; gable of wing has one 4-pane sash on each floor, main range
has 2 similar windows on each floor, a chimney on the ridge and another at
the right gable. Right gable has stone steps to granary; rear has
continuous outshut, door to kitchen in 3rd bay, another door to rear gable
of wing, various small windows including one 3-light sliding sash at 1st
floor of middle bay. Interior: kitchen in 3rd bay has inglenook with very
large stop-chamfered bressummer (and this room is unusually short, suggest-
ing that the partition wall is an insertion); other room in this range has
2 large lateral beams with deep rounded chamfer, stopped; similar beams in
parlour (front) and cheese room (rear) of wing; at 1st floor of wing framed
doorways to bedrooms, the frames all decorated with cyma-stopped chamfer,
and the doors all batten-and-board with 3 rows of studs, 2 ornamental strap
hinges, and a wooden latch.

Listing NGR: SD5336017261

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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