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Warth Farmhouse, Heapey

Description: Warth Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184367

OS Grid Reference: SD6145119096
OS Grid Coordinates: 361451, 419096
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6669, -2.5849

Location: 1 Coppice Lane, Heapey, Lancashire PR6 9DB

Locality: Heapey
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 9DB

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Listing Text

SD 61 NW White Coppice
10/114 Warth Farmhouse
17.4. 67
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C17, altered and extended in C18 and
subsequently. Sandstone rubble in watershot coursing (topmost courses of
larger blocks), stone slate roof with brick chimney at left gable. Two-bay
end-baffle-entry plan, with stable added at right hand end, and another
addition at left end. Two storeys (raised), except left addition which is
single storey;high plinth to original part, which has former doorway at
left end altered as window, former 3-light mullioned window to the right
raised and altered as casement (chamfered sill and jambs remain), a
mid-level single-light stairwindow to the right of this, and a window made
in an inserted doorway to the 2nd bay: at 1st floor a chamfered
single-light above the original door and two 2-light recessed mullion
windows lacking mullions. Continuation to right, formerly a stable, of
random rubble, has altered openings; addition to left, of similar masonry,
has in left return wall a 2-light window with square flush mullion, and a
door. Rear has ground floor windows with chamfered flush mullions and slab
hoodmoulds, of 2, 2, and 3 lights (last lacking mullions), and a lean-to
porch. Interior: altered (partitions removed) but has one large chamfered
beam in the former housepart, and another in the former service end. (Item
is altered example of unusual and localised type on this plan: others
include Morris Farmhouse and Farmhouse Cliff Farmhouse in this parish).

Listing NGR: SD6145119096

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Source: English Heritage

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