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Westfield Farmhouse, Goosnargh

Description: Westfield Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185916

OS Grid Reference: SD5398837563
OS Grid Coordinates: 353988, 437563
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8323, -2.7006

Location: Langley Lane, Goosnargh, Lancashire PR3 2JS

Locality: Goosnargh
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 2JS

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Listing Text


4/69 Westfield Farmhouse


Farmhouse, dated 1795 at 1st floor, enlarged. Sandstone random rubble with
quoins, slate roof with brick chimneys at original gables. Double-depth 2-bay
plan, with another bay added at left end. Two storeys, the original part
symmetrical: central doorway with plain surround protected by a pitched slab
canopy on brackets, 2 windows on each floor, all sashed without glazing bars,
in plain square surrounds; addition to left has one window on each floor,
matching these (ground floor windows have shutter lugs set in the jambs); at
1st floor over the door is a large rectangular datestone inscribed C ,
with a scrolled flourish above and below, and a boxed cross in the centre.
The quoins to the present corners, the heads and sills of the windows, the
stone gutter brackets, and the datestone, are all picked out in white. Left
return wall has a glazed porch and a 12-pane sashed window; right gable wall
has a set-back single-storey washhouse with a gable chimney; rear has 3 square
windows on each floor and a full-height 3-stage stairlight with glazing bars.

Listing NGR: SD5398837563

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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