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Bradleys Farmhouse, Rivington

Description: Bradleys Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184443

OS Grid Reference: SD6296915140
OS Grid Coordinates: 362969, 415140
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6315, -2.5614

Location: Sheep House Lane, Rivington, Lancashire BL6 7SD

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

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Listing Text

SD 61 NW
10/189 Bradleys Farmhouse
17.4.67 (Formerly listed as Bradleys)

Farmhouse. Dated 1683 on lintel of door; altered. Coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, on chamfered plinth, graduated slate roof with stone
gable copings and gable chimneys. Double-depth 2-bay plan with end-baffle
entry and shallow rear outshut to 1st bay, extension to rear of this. Two
storeys; at left end an added single-storey gabled porch breaking the
hoodmould of the inner doorway which has a roll-moulded surround lintel
with panelled raised lettering B ; ground floor has
1:6 I E 8:3
2 C19 sashed windows, 1st floor has recessed chamfered mullion windows of 2
and 2 lights under one hoodmould and 2 and 3 lights under one hoodmould
(the 1st of these windows, over the porch, blocked). Left gable wall
(rendered) has 2 windows on each floor, all casements but the upper with
chamfered flush mullions, and 2 blocked round-headed attic lights. Right
gable wall has mostly blocked windows: 2 and one light at ground floor,
with hoodmoulds, 2 and one light at 1st floor, 2 lights in the attic
lacking the mullion. Rear has a 3-light window with hoodmould at ground
floor of 2nd bay. Interior: apparently altered, now with a central lateral
passage and dog-legged C19 staircase; boxed beams. Note: early example of
double-depth plan interestingly combined with traditional end-baffle-entry;
and dated.

Listing NGR: SD6296915140

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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