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Description: Roecroft Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184450
OS Grid Reference: SD5100918889
OS Grid Coordinates: 351009, 418889
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6642, -2.7429
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ULNES WALTON ULNES WALTON LANE
SD 51 NW
9/196 Roecroft Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Earlier C18, altered and enlarged in C19. Handmade brick with
stone quoins on chamfered sandstone plinth, graduated stone slate roof.
Double-depth 2-bay plan. Two and a half storeys, symmetrical; bands on 2
levels, both of 3 courses but the upper with a recessed middle course; patched
masonry in place of former central doorway, 2 square windows on each floor,
all with segmental gauged brick heads, glazing altered; in centre of eaves a
gabled ½-dormer; gable chimneys. Left gable covered by C19 addition. Right
gable wall has an inserted doorway with elliptical head, a blocked 2-light
cellar window in the plinth, and 2 stairwindows, both with segmental gauged
brick heads, the lower with a 3-course band over it and the upper with a
segmental label. Rear has 2 windows on each floor like those at the front
(but with different glazing) and a small inserted window in the centre of each
floor. Two-storey single-bay C19 addition to left. Interior: stopped
ovolo-moulded beams in front rooms, stopped chamfered beams in rear room;
timber-framed partition walls; dog-legged staircase with closed string,
rectangular newels, turned balusters, and moulded handrail; upper cruck roof
truss. (Note: Comparable with Nixons Farmhouse, q.v.).
Listing NGR: SD5101018903
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Source: English Heritage
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