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Wilcocks Farmhouse, Rivington

Description: Wilcocks Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184430

OS Grid Reference: SD6321715562
OS Grid Coordinates: 363217, 415562
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6353, -2.5577

Location: Dean Head Lane, Rivington, Lancashire 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
10/176 Wilcocks Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1670 on lintel of door, altered and extended in C19.
coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, tiled roof with 2 stone chimneys.
Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan, with added 3rd bay to right. Two storeys;
at right hand end of 2nd bay, in line with ridge chimney, doorway with
chamfered surround and flat triangular head, the lintel lettered in relief
( ) ; to the left a chamfered flush mullion window formerly of 5 lights
but now lacking the 1st and 4th mullions, a formerly 2-light window to the
1st bay (lacking mullion) and between these a small blocked round-headed
window with a triangular lintel (said to have been a toll window); at 1st
floor 3 horizontal rectangular 3-light casements. Added bay to right has a
similar window at 1st floor, an altered vertical rectangular window below.
Rear has inter alia a 2 and a 3-light mullion window at ground floor, the
first blocked and the 2nd with one blocked light and others altered as a
casement. Interior: altered, except for surviving heck wall in housepart
and a wattle-and-daub partition in the 1st bay (now concealed).

Listing NGR: SD6321715562

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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