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Brown Low, Anderton

Description: Brown Low

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 184485

OS Grid Reference: SD6150513987
OS Grid Coordinates: 361505, 413987
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6210, -2.5834

Location: Horrobin Lane, Grimeford, Lancashire PR6 9EX

Locality: Anderton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR6 9EX

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

SD 61 SW
14/189 New Lane

House with outbuildings. Built 1907 (for C F & L Sixsmith) to designs by Charles
Holden. Coursed and snecked gritstone rubble; stone slab roof with gable coping and
deeply overhanging eaves (shaped rafter ends revealed); smooth ashlar ridge and end
stacks. Single-depth, 3-unit plan with shallow kitchen wing to rear. 2 storeys.
Vernacular Revival (Pennine). Front (to garden): irregular 3-window range. 2, 3
and 4-light windows at eaves level; three 2-light windows to ground; all windows
with flush mullions. Large internal porch under continuous lintel band, with
elliptical relieving arch (the 'tympanum' infilled with very narrow stone courses).
Internal wall of porch with 2-light window and planked door with strap hinges.
Datestone CF&L 1907. Left return: 1st floor, 2-light mullioned window set between
similarly sized panels containing chequered stonework all with continuous sill and
lintel. 1st floor lintel band; two 2-light windows (mullions removed). Irregular
one and 2-light mullioned windows to rear, with late C20 stone porch. One and
2-light windows to right return. Interior contains good Arts & Crafts joinery
(notably doors). Stone and tiled surround to right end fireplace. An interesting
vernacular revival design by a leading architect (by 1907 established in London, but
raised in Bolton). Reference: plans in possession of previous owner.

Listing NGR: SD6150513987

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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