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The Gables, Jackson Hill, Forton

Description: The Gables, Jackson Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185478

OS Grid Reference: SD4809350398
OS Grid Coordinates: 348093, 450398
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9471, -2.7923

Location: Ratcliffe Wharf Lane, Forton, Lancashire PR3 0AQ

Locality: Forton
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 0AQ

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Listing Text

SD 45 SE
1/87 The Gables, Jackson Hill

House, mid-to-late C18 with C17 remains and C20 alterations. Pebbledashed
rubble with sandstone dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows
sashed with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds. Door, in central bay,
has stone surround with cornice hood and is flanked by lights (probably a
C20 alteration) which have sashes with glazing bars. Chimneys on gables,
to left of door, and to left of right-hand bay. Right-hand chimney cap has
weathered offset and moulded cornice. Inside, the left-hand room has 2
axial moulded beams of C17 type, both of which have scarf joints near the
gable wall. These may remain from a C17 house and may have been scarfed
when a firehood bressumer was removed. The entrance hall has one chamfered
and one moulded beam.

Listing NGR: SD4809350398

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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