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Hampson's Farmhouse, Heskin

Description: Hampson's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 184378

OS Grid Reference: SD5195314806
OS Grid Coordinates: 351953, 414806
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6276, -2.7280

Location: Bannister Green, Heskin, Lancashire PR7 5PP

Locality: Heskin
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR7 5PP

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Listing Text

SD 51 SW
19.6.85 Hampson's Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. C17, altered in C18, extended in C19; with cottage
attached in C18. Coursed thin sandstone rubble finished with brick, stone
slate roof with gable chimneys. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan, entrance
moved; C19 extension to rear of 1st bay, single-bay cottage at left end.
Formerly 1½ storeys, raised to 2 low storeys with 12 courses of brick;
former doorway at left end now blocked, inserted door offset left of
centre, one inserted window to the left and another to the right, all these
with large rectangular stone lintels, two 2-light sliding sashes in the
brick part of the wall above. Right gable wall shows line of earlier and
more steeply-pitched roof, and has a blocked window opening in the old
gable. Rear has a 3-light sliding sash window to the 2nd bay but is mostly
covered by a wide C19 extension. Cottage attached at left end, of 2 lower
storeys in coursed squared stone, has a board door to the left and a
damaged 3-light sliding sash on each floor; its rear wall is mostly coursed
thin sandstone rubble but is finished with squared sandstone, and has a
2-light sliding sash with glazing bars at 1st floor, and a small
stairlight. Interior: housepart in 1st bay has inglenook with stone heck,
straight oak bressummer with cyma-stopped chamfer, and one lateral beam
with deep rounded chamfer; timber-framed partition wall to service end has
studded board door with nicked head (leading to pantry), a staircase
between this and the front wall, blocked former doorway to parlour like the
first; parlour has lateral beam with stopped deep chamfer; 1st floor has
wattle-and-daub smoke hood, partition wall incorporating original collar
truss with framed-in doorway (now blocked), batten and board door re-hung
beside this. Despite external alteration, a good example of very small C17

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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