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Description: Vale House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184405
OS Grid Reference: SD6262526738
OS Grid Coordinates: 362625, 426738
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7357, -2.5680
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HOGHTON VIADUCT ROAD
SD 62 NW
2/151 Vale House Farmhouse
House, now farmhouse. Later C18, possibly with earlier origins, altered.
Watershot coursed sandstone with quoins, stone slate (rear) and slate roof,
with brick chimney stacks at the gables. Double-depth 3-bay plan. Three
storeys, symmetrical; 1st floor band; eaves brackets; central glazed and
panelled door with shallow rectangular 3-pane fanlight, two 4-pane sashed
windows at ground floor and 3 at 1st floor, most with splayed stone heads,
3 small 6-pane sashes at 2nd floor. Left gable wall has two 4-pane sashes
at ground floor; right gable wall has 3 windows at ground floor and 2 at
1st floor (one blind). Rear has inter alia a doorway with plain surround,
above this a tall 2-stage stairlight with flat flush mullion and transom
and 3 panes in each light; at 2nd floor two 2-light flush mullion windows
with 6 panes in each light, and a single-storey extension to the rear of
the 3rd bay. Interior: has 19 rooms including 4 cellars. History:
associated with the de Hoghton family of Hoghton tower (q.v.); said to have
been built as a gentleman's residence, the farmhouse itself now
Listing NGR: SD6262526738
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Source: English Heritage
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