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Fisher House, Rivington

Description: Fisher House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184434

OS Grid Reference: SD6273614459
OS Grid Coordinates: 362736, 414459
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6253, -2.5649

Location: Rivington Lane, Rivington, Lancashire BL6 7SL

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

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Listing Text

SD 61 SW
14/181 Fisher House
- II

House. Late C18, altered. Stored stucco on brick, with stone plinth and
dressings, roof of stone slate (front) and slate (rear). Double depth plan
of 3 bays and 3 storeys, symmetrical, with gable chimneys and flanking 2
storey service wings (that on right mostly demolished); central
round-headed doorway in moulded surround with imposts, door of 6 hexagonal
panels, fanlight with radiating glazing bars; two 12-pane sashes at ground
floor (that on the left larger in both dimensions and breaking the plinth)
and 3 at 1st floor all with splayed stone heads, three 6-pane sashes at 2nd
floor; wooden eaves gutter supported on brackets and lined with lead. Set
back at each end a brick service wing, that on the left with one 12-pane
sashed window (altered as garage), that on the right reduced to a screen
wall with blocked window. Interior: kitchen has back door of
double-layered horizontal and vertical planks; staircase: doglegged, with
open string, stick balusters, ramped handrail. History: said to have been
built by Rev John Fisher, incumbent of Church of Holy Trinity 1763-1813.

Listing NGR: SD6273614459

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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