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Swift's Farmhouse, Heskin

Description: Swift's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184381

OS Grid Reference: SD5166414304
OS Grid Coordinates: 351664, 414304
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6230, -2.7323

Location: Bentley Lane, Heskin, Lancashire PR7 5PY

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

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Listing Text

SD 51 SW
13/127 Swift's Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Dated 1739 at attic level. Handmade brick, slate roof.
Double-depth 2-bay plan. Two storeys and attics; symmetrical, with gable
chimneys; bands on 2 levels; central studded board door with ornamental
strap hinges, 2 segmental-headed 4-pane sashes at ground floor, 2 at 1st
floor and a blind window in the centre, all these windows with gauged brick
heads; in centre above the upper band a datestone with scrolled surround,
inscribed S . Right return wall has various altered windows, mostly
segmental headed; rear has C19 windows, some blocked, and single storey
service wing. Interior: contemporary staircase, doglegged the full height,
with open string, one and 2 turned balusters per tread, and ramped

Listing NGR: SD5166414304

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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