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Brimmicroft Farmhouse, Withnell

Description: Brimmicroft Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184473

OS Grid Reference: SD6254324664
OS Grid Coordinates: 362543, 424664
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7170, -2.5690

Locality: Withnell
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 0SP

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Listing Text

SD 62 SW
6/219 Brimmicroft Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1710 on lintel but probably earlier with porch
added at that date; recently renovated. Mostly sandstone random rubble with
quoins, stone slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan with added porch in
line with ridge chimney at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, added rear outshut to
left end. Two storeys; wide 2-storey gabled porch of squared sandstone has
doorway offset right with moulded surround and shaped lintel lettered H ;
all windows now have concrete surrounds and mullions imitating C17
double-chamfered windows: 3 lights at 1st floor of porch, three of 3 lights at
ground floor and two of 2 lights above; in left gable 3 and 4 at ground floor
and one of 3 lights above; in right gable 4 lights at ground floor and 3
lights above; and at rear two of 3 lights at ground floor and one of 2 lights
above. Interior: housepart in middle bay believed to contain inglenook with
shouldered stone heck and stop-chamfered bressummer, 2-light firewindow (now
internal); and 2 large longitudinal beams.

Listing NGR: SD6254324664

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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