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Higher Fairsnape Farmhouse, Bleasdale

Description: Higher Fairsnape Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185421

OS Grid Reference: SD5829645984
OS Grid Coordinates: 358296, 445984
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9083, -2.6363

Locality: Bleasdale
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 1UY

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Listing Text

SD 54 NE
6/34 Higher Fairsnape Farmhouse

House, 1637 and probably later C17, altered. Sandstone rubble,
pebbledashed at front, with slate roof. 2 storeys with attic with one bay
on each side of porch. The right-hand bay has a 6-light mullioned window
with hollow chamfer, outer chamfer, and hood. Above on the 1st floor there
is a 2-light window with rendered reveals and flat-faced mullion. The
left-hand bay has a 3-light window with chamfered mullions and plain stone
lintel. Above there is a 2-light rebated and chamfered mullioned window
with sill lowered. The porch now has a catslide roof continuing the pitch
of the main roof. The door has a rendered chamfered surround with hood.
Above there is a carved stone coat of arms with inscription: 'RP [Robert
Parkinson] 1637'. The inner door is now missing, but it has a chamfered
surround with triangular head and a wooden draw bar housed in the
thickness of the wall. The door opens into a lobby formed by a firehood
baffle. The chamfered and stopped bressumer remains in the right-hand
room. The rear wall has a blocked 2-light mullioned fire window, now
covered by later extensions. The ceiling has a large chamfered axial beam
and exposed common joists. The left-hand room has a moulded shouldered
fireplace with segmental head within an earlier hearth which has a heck
covered by wallpaper and a renewed bressumer. The attic over the left-hand
part of the house has a roof truss with collar and raking queen struts.
Attic over the right-hand part of the house, which is possibly

Listing NGR: SD5829645984

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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