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Cattle House Circa 15 Metres North West of Mawdesley Hall, Mawdesley

Description: Cattle House Circa 15 Metres North West of Mawdesley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 184417

OS Grid Reference: SD4974115121
OS Grid Coordinates: 349741, 415121
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6302, -2.7615

Location: Hall Lane, Mawdesky, Lancashire L40 2QY

Locality: Mawdesley
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: L40 2QY

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/163 Cattle-house c.15 metres
22.10.52 north west of Mawdesley Hall
(formerly listed as Mawdesley
Hall barn)

Cattle-house, now store. C16 or early C17, recently restored. Timber
frame on high sandstone rubble plinth, stone-coloured tile roof. Four-bay
plan with outshut to rear of 3rd bay. Posts and rails make 2 tiers of
square panels, the upper with straight arch-bracing to the wallplate,
panels at the front plastered and painted white, and those at the back
mostly filled with building blocks; 4 doors in each side, those at the
front very regularly disposed, all with cambered wooden lintels framed into
the posts. Interior: roof of 3 collar trusses with arch bracing from the
posts to the tie-beams, angle struts, and straight windbracing to the lower
side of the purlins, doorway into outshut like other doorways. (Note: item
is comparable with cattle house at Littlewood Hall Farm, ULNES WALTON C.P.
q.v., but on more modest scale).

Listing NGR: SD4974115121

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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