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Leyland Bridge Farmhouse, Lea

Description: Leyland Bridge Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185951

OS Grid Reference: SD4969731141
OS Grid Coordinates: 349697, 431141
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7742, -2.7647

Locality: Lea
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 0RP

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Listing Text


6/104 Leyland Bridge Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house, dated 1651 on porch, altered. Daubed render probably
on brick, steeply pitched corrugated sheet roof with boxed eaves covering
thatch, brick chimney. Gable to road. Three-bay baffle-entry plan
(altered entry). One-and-a-half storeys; 1st floor band (covered by
render); windows mostly C19 alterations in Jacobean style with hoodmoulds,
diamond-pattern leaded glazing in casements, former front door on south
side in line with ridge chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, present
entrance front on north side which has a gabled porch to the middle bay
(modern datestone on porch lettered "1651") and a plain doorway to the 3rd
bay. Roof has small dormer on north side, large one on south side.
Interior: middle bay has inglenook with cambered bressummer, 2 cambered
beams, all these with stopped chamfer and all apparently re-used cruck
blades; similar re-used cruck blades in service end and as purlins.

Listing NGR: SD4969731141

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Source: English Heritage

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