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Causeway Farmhouse, Hoghton

Description: Causeway Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184403

OS Grid Reference: SD6291325512
OS Grid Coordinates: 362913, 425512
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7247, -2.5635

Location: Hoghton, Lancashire PR5 0SL

Locality: Hoghton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 0SL

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Listing Text

SD 62 NW
2/149 Causeway Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Probably earlier C17, perhaps enlarged in later C17; with
datestone 1728; altered; renovation in progress (1985). Stone plinth,
handmade brick with large stone quoins, covered with scored render at front
and on gables; slate roof. L-shaped plan: 3-bay range on north-south axis
with projected single-bay wing to front of 1st bay, porch in angle, outshut
and porch to rear of main range, stairturret to rear of wing. Two storeys;
2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge chimney of main range (and
overlapped by wing) has doorway with lintel lettered in relief, A
A 1728 G,
and at 1st floor a 2-light window with a label; to the right at 1st floor
is a horizontal-rectangular opening with 4 small rendered mullion lights
and blocked left end, but all other openings in the front are modernised.
Right gable wall of main range has an added flight of external steps to an
inserted 1st floor door, a corbelled chimney from 1st floor, and a 2-light
mullioned attic window. Rear has a large full-height outshut, the roof
swept over it, a gabled 2-storey porch (to 2nd bay) at its south end with a
rectangular doorway on its south side and a round-headed light above; rear
wall of 3rd bay has a 3-light rendered mullioned window at 1st floor. The
north gable of this range has a recessed 7-light chamfered mullion window
at ground floor, a similar window above (with a label), and smaller windows
to the left (into outshut) the upper blocked and lower altered. Projecting
from the junction of this gable with the wing is a gabled stairturret with
2 altered windows in the gable wall and a blocked window in the side; and
in the angle beyond is an added 2-storey store. Interior: plinth of front
wall of main range continues on same line across partition wall of 1st bay,
but 1st bay and wing have 1/4-round moulded beams, and ground floor of main
range has stop-chamfered beams on stone corbels; partition between 1st and
2nd bays incorporates stone chimney stack with large moulded rectangular
stone fireplace in 1st bay, light timber-framing including blocked doorway
to right of this; staircase modernised; room at 1st floor of 3rd bay
(access now by external steps) has timber-framed partition wall
incorporating doorway with cross incised over nick of lintel; rear wall
visible from inside roof of outshut is part brick with blocked rendered
brick-mullion window, part timber-framed with clamstaff and daub panels and
blocked doorway; visible inside rear porch is blocked 1st floor doorway to
2nd bay. Development of building obscure.

Listing NGR: SD6291325512

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Source: English Heritage

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