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Gradwells Farmhouse, Ulnes Walton

Description: Gradwells Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184445

OS Grid Reference: SD5044119034
OS Grid Coordinates: 350441, 419034
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6654, -2.7515

Location: B5249, Croston, Lancashire PR5 7HP

Locality: Ulnes Walton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7HP

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Listing Text

SD 51 NW
9/191 Gradwells Farmhouse (Formerly
listed as in Ulnes Walton
17.4.67 Lane)
- II

Farmhouse, now house. C17, altered in 1878. Handmade brick with stone
quoins, stone slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan with projecting porch
and rear outshut. Two storeys; 2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge
chimney at junction of 1st and 2nd bays has stone surround to slightly-arched
outer doorway and a label over the lintel, narrow C19 sashes window above and
in the gable the letters W G in brick; to right a glazed sun parlour added to
the front, a doorway to it inserted in the wall of the porch; otherwise, 3
windows on each floor, all C19 alterations with polychrome brick segmental
heads and coupled sashes. Left gable wall has porch in Gothic style with
datestone lettered JAL; right gable wall has a chimney behind the ridge and a

C19 lean-to; rear has out shut to 2nd and 3rd bays mostly surrounded by
additions. Interior: housepart in centre has 2 lateral ovolo-moulded beams,
2 service rooms in 3rd bay have similar beams, kitchen in 1st bay has 2
chamfered beams; outshut contains open well staircase with moulded string,
panelled square newels, barley-sugar balusters and moulded handrail; at 1st
floor ovolo moulded beams visible only in 1st bay; collar truss roof.

Listing NGR: SD5044119034

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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