Description: Fox's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184780
OS Grid Reference: SD3526037440
OS Grid Coordinates: 335260, 437440
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8292, -2.9851
SD 33 NE POULTON-LE-FYLDE FAIRFIELD ROAD
Farmhouse, probably early C18 with alterations. Rendered brick with stone
quoins to ground floor, roof of slates except 4 courses stone slates on
outshut to rear. Baffle-entry plan of 3 bays with outshut; axial chimney
stack between 1st and 2nd bays, gable chimney stack at right end. 2-storey
gabled porch between 1st and 2nd bays, with semicircular arched opening and
2-light sliding sash window above, internal benches and unglazed peepholes.
6 identical sashed windows with glazing bars and stone sills, one on each
floor in each bay; remains of string course below top of ground floor
window in 1st bay. Interior: wide hearths with large bressumer beams in 1st bay
(original kitchen) and in housepart; dog-leg staircase in outshut from parlour,
quarter-turn staircase in kitchen; doors with shouldered panels. (1721
datestone is no longer visible).
Listing NGR: SD3526037440
Source: English Heritage
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