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Critchley's Farmhouse (West Part Only), Heapey

Description: Critchley's Farmhouse (West Part Only)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184373

OS Grid Reference: SD5977420583
OS Grid Coordinates: 359774, 420583
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6802, -2.6105

Location: Tan House Lane, Heapey, Lancashire PR6 8LQ

Locality: Heapey
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 8LQ

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Listing Text

SD 52 SE
5/119 Critchley's Farmhouse
- (west part only)
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably early C17, altered. Squared sandstone with
quoins, stone slate roof with brick chimney at gable. Two bays. One-and-a-
half storeys; modern stone porch at right hand end (overlapping later
addition at this end), 2 square but unequal windows at ground floor
(2-and 3-light casements), a small 2-light casement in the eaves above the
second of these. Rear wall of different builds, with an irregular stepped
junction between: small random rubble to the 2nd bay, squared stone in
diminishing courses to the 1st bay, this part set back slightly; 2 inserted
windows to the 1st bay, a doorway altered as a window in the 2nd bay.
Interior: timber framed post-and-rail partition wall with wattle-and-daub
infil and the lintel of a doorway framed into the front end; similar
service-room partition in 1st bay (part removed); at 1st floor a large
collar truss, the tie beam severed in the centre by an anciently-inserted
doorway with arched head undercut in the collar.

Listing NGR: SD5977420583

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Source: English Heritage

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