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Moses Cocker's Farmhouse, Rivington

Description: Moses Cocker's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184429

OS Grid Reference: SD6376615244
OS Grid Coordinates: 363766, 415244
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6325, -2.5494

Location: Horwich, Bolton BL6 7SJ

Locality: Rivington
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BL6 7SJ

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Listing Text

SD 61 NW
10/175 Moses Cocker' s Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1693 on lintel of door, altered. Coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, slate roof with stone gable coping, one brick and one
stone chimney. L-plan: 2-bay end-baffle-entry with rear wing, various
lean-to's. Two storeys; modern gabled porch in line with the gable chimney
at right hand end, protecting a doorway with roll-moulded surround and
lintel lettered in relief G , the panels of this lettering stepped
16 93
over a deep chamfered square recess framing a carved inverted heart; 2
large windows on each floor, all altered; brick corner chimney to left,
rebuilt stone chimney at right gable. High plinth to 1st bay and left
gable wall, continued in rear wing, which is one bay and 1½ storeys, and
has a broad gable wall with altered mullioned windows: formerly 3 and 2
lights at ground floor and 2 lights in the gable, all with hoodmoulds but
lacking all mullions except one chamfered flush mullion in the 3-light
window. Other parts covered by lean-to additions. Interior: housepart in
2nd bay has inglenook with heck and stop-chamfered bressummer, and 2
similarly decorated beams; parlour in 1st bay has cross-corner fire-place

Listing NGR: SD6376615244

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Source: English Heritage

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