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Description: Hodgkinson Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185013
OS Grid Reference: SD4407539522
OS Grid Coordinates: 344075, 439522
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8489, -2.8515
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SD 43 NW GREAT ECCLESTON
7/1 Hodgkinson Farmhouse
House, possibly c,1700. Rendered clay and brick with corrugated iron
roof over thatch. Cross-wing plan, 1½ storeys. Windows modern with
timber frames projecting slightly. On the north-east side the main range
is of one bay, the upper window being a dormer. To the left is a C20th
addition against the front of the wall. To the right is a single-storey
porch. To the right is the cross-wing, which has a stair window at the
left, a ground-floor window to the right, and a window to the upper
storey under the gable. Chimneys to left of windows of main range and
in centre of ridge of cross-wing. North-west wall of cross-wing, facing
road, has 2 windows on ground floor. South-west wall of one bay, the
upper window under the gable, with a narrow window to the right on the
ground floor. The main range has 2 ground-floor windows, the left-hand
one under a modern verandah. Right-hand return wall of cross-wing said
to have doorway. Plan of house given in Watson, R.C., "Parlours with
External Entrances", Vernacular Architecture Vol.6,1975, p.30. Owner
says that he believes the cross-wing to be a later addition as it is of
brick, and that framing for the original doorway was found above the
right-hand window of the south-west wall, not in the position shown by
Listing NGR: SD4407539522
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Source: English Heritage
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