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Barn Circa 50 Metres East of Bradleys Farmhouse, Rivington

Description: Barn Circa 50 Metres East of Bradleys Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184444

OS Grid Reference: SD6300815162
OS Grid Coordinates: 363008, 415162
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6317, -2.5609

Location: Horwich, Bolton 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
10/190 Barn c.50 metres east of
- Bradleys Farmhouse

Barn with integral shippon. Dated 1737 in west gable, perhaps altered.
Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, slate roof. Irregular T-plan with
unequal outshuts on both sides of the shippon at the west (lower) end, and
barn on higher level to the east. Very broad west gable wall including the
outshuts, (the eaves on the north side carried down to about 2 metres above
ground level) has traditional 3 shippon doors all offset to the left, all
with chamfered surrounds, 3 windows associated with this part, a loading
door in the centre at loft level, above this a square datestone inscribed
and a square owl-hole. South side has a chamfered doorway to the outshut
(which is small, probably a stable), another door to the 2nd bay, 2
windows, a wagon door porch with carried down roof, and some slit
breathers. North side has exceptionally large outshut to the western half,
under a catslide roof, 3 casement windows in the outer wall of this;
otherwise this wall and the east gable are covered by additions. Interior
of shippon end: loft floor carried on wooden beams supported by wooden
saddles on short posts rising from iron columns.

Listing NGR: SD6300815162

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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