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Flash Green Farmhouse, Wheelton

Description: Flash Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184461

OS Grid Reference: SD6118422336
OS Grid Coordinates: 361184, 422336
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6960, -2.5893

Location: Jenny Lane, Weelton, Lancashire PR6 8JE

Locality: Wheelton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 8JE

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Listing Text

SD 62 SW Higher Wheelton

6/207 Flash Green Farmhouse
17.4.67 (Formerly listed as in
Buckholes Lane)

Farmhouse now house. Probably later C17 soon extended, with late C18
addition; altered. Mostly coursed thin sandstone rubble with some quoins,
tiled roof. Now T-shaped plan formec by north-south range of 4 bays in
total with short coupled wings in centre of west side, 2 lean-to porches on
east side, and lean-to at north end; probably first built on 2-bay
end-baffle-entry plan, another bay added at the south end, and in C18 a
loomshop added to this. Two storeys; entrance front on east side has
lean-to porch with side door, to right of this 2 horizontal rectangular
windows on each floor, that at ground left a 3-light double-chamfered
mullion window, others altered; vertical joint visible above top left
corner of porch; left of porch a blocked doorway, a 4-light double-
chamfered mullion window at ground floor (lacking 2 mullions), with damaged
hoodmould, and a similar 3-light window above (lacking both mullions), and
an inserted door and modern glazed pcrch; altered C18 addition continued to
left. Rear (west side) has coupled gabled 2-storey wings with quoins at
1st floor of junction and other signs of alteration in the masonry, each
wing with one mullioned window on each floor, lacking most mullions but all
with hoodmoulds, and those in the left part higher (possibly formerly a
stairturret); to the left one similar window similarly altered on each
floor, and a square window on each floor of the end bay; to right, rear
wall of loomshop has an altered triple window at ground floor, altered
oblong window above. Interior: housepart in present 3rd bay has inglenook
with chamfered stone heck, 1/4-round moulded bressummer, carved
saltcupboard built into heck; 2nd bay (early addition) has smaller
inglenook with chamfered bressumer; otherwise altered.

Listing NGR: SD6118422336

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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