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Description: Nixons Farmhouse
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184446
OS Grid Reference: SD5100821788
OS Grid Coordinates: 351008, 421788
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6902, -2.7434
ULNES WALTON NIXON LANE, LEYLAND
SD 52 SW
4/192 Nixons Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1719 on lintel, altered, recently renovated.
Handmade brick with some stone quoins at ground floor, stone plinth, stone
slate roof. Double-depth 2-bay plan with projecting porch. Two and a half
storeys, symmetrical, with gable chimneys, bands on 2 levels; 2½-storey gabled
porch has rusticated stone surround to segmental-headed outer doorway, large
lintel with shouldered panel lettered in relief N , a vertical rectangular
window on each floor above, the lower with gauged brick head; 2 other windows
on each floor, all like these except that at ground floor to left which has
been altered, all with altered glazing, and those to the attic in gabled
½-dormers. Right gable wall has a tall narrow firewindow with gauged brick
head and a 2-course band over it, and a doorway to the rear bay (this being a
gable-end baffle-entry); rear has 6 simple rectangular windows, those in the
centre being stairlights, all with similarly altered glazing. Interior: front
and rear rooms of 2nd bay each have an inglenook with stone heck and
stopped-moulded bressumers; ovolo-moulded beams on both floors; full-height
closed-string staircase with panelled rectangular newels, turned balusters;
smoke hoods at 1st floor over the inglenook; plank doors with moulded
Listing NGR: SD5100821788
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Source: English Heritage
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