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Martin House Farmhouse, Heskin

Description: Martin House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184383

OS Grid Reference: SD5297113885
OS Grid Coordinates: 352971, 413885
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6194, -2.7124

Location: Heskin, Lancashire WN6 9SW

Locality: Heskin
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: WN6 9SW

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Listing Text

SD 51 SE
13/129 Martin House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Later C17, windows altered in C18 or C19. Coursed sandstone
with quoins, stone slate roof. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan with
continuous rear outshut, and attached granary wing. Two storey front,
single-storey rear under catslide roof; at left end of front in line with
chimney at left gable is a porch with carried-down (lean-to) roof,
chamfered Tudor-arched outer doorway, and boarded inner door; to the right
are 2 square windows on each floor, with splayed stone heads. Left gable
wall has a 2-light sliding sash at ground floor, similar 3-light window
above; right gable wall has an external brick chimney stack, a blocked
mullioned window at 1st floor partly covered by this, a similar blocked
attic window, and a 3-light chamfered mullion window towards the rear of
the 1st floor; an attached lean-to washhouse partly covers this wall. Rear
has a 2-light sliding sash to the outshut of the 2nd bay, a small 2-light
window under the eaves in the centre, and a lean-to porch in the angle with
the granary. Granary overlapping rear left corner is single-bay, 2
storeys, has steps up the rear gable to the loft door, a 3-light sliding
sash in the outer side and another in the front gable, an altered window
above. Interior: not inspected, but owner describes inglenook with
cambered bressumer (rounded moulding), similar beams, a dog-leg staircase,
and timber-framed wattle-and-daub partition walls.

Listing NGR: SD5297113885

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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