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Description: Wood Fold Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185927
OS Grid Reference: SD5681742168
OS Grid Coordinates: 356817, 442168
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8739, -2.6583
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SD 54 SE GOOSNARGH WHITECHAPEL
2/80 Wood Fold Farmhouse
Farmhouse, dated 1696 on lintel. Sandstone rubble brought to courses, with
quoins, slate roof with 2 brick chimneys. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, with
rear outshut added to 3rd bay. Two storeys; continuous hollow-moulded
dripcourse stepped over lintel of door; in line with ridge chimney at junction
of 2nd and 3rd bays a moulded doorway with shaped lintel lettered in relief
B , 3 windows at ground floor and 4 above, all altered but in original
horizontal rectangular openings, and with one chamfered mullion remaining in
each at ground floor and the 1st above. Rear: middle bay has a 4-light
housepart window mostly blocked but with geometrical leaded glazing (like that
of Ashes Farmhouse, q.v.) exposed in the 4th light, a blocked 2-light
stairlight to the right, and a 2-light window at 1st floor. Interior:
housepart has inglenook with ovolo-moulded bressummer, 2 similarly moulded
beams (boxed); kitchen has 2 chamfered beams; some timber-framed and wattle
and daub partitions.
Listing NGR: SD5681742168
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Source: English Heritage
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