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Description: Close Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 184717
OS Grid Reference: SD6364427893
OS Grid Coordinates: 363644, 427893
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7461, -2.5527
SD 62 NW PLEASINGTON (off) BILLINGE END ROAD
SD 636 278
1/44 Close Farmhouse
Farmhouse, dated 1782 on eaves band. Coursed sandstone, stone slate
roof with stone gutter brackets, gable chimneys (of brick), kneelers
to the rear with ball finials. Two-bay double-pile plan. Two storeys,
symmetrical: rusticated quoins, bands on 3 levels (at heads of ground
floor windows, sills and heads of 1st floor windows); doorway with
plain surround and damaged glasshouse porch, 2 windows each floor all
sashed with glazing bars and 3 panes in each leaf. Attached at left
side is single storey lean-to of random rubble which has been mainly
altered, but has in the side wall the remains of flush-mullioned
windows, possibly to a loomshop.
Listing NGR: SD6364427893
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Source: English Heritage
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