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Adamsons Farmhouse, Woodplumpton

Description: Adamsons Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185973

OS Grid Reference: SD4922537331
OS Grid Coordinates: 349225, 437331
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8298, -2.7729

Location: Brierley Lane, Woodplumpton, Lancashire PR4 0BP

Locality: Woodplumpton
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 0BP

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Listing Text


Adamson's Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1620 internally; recently renovated.
Handmade brick, painted white, tiled roof with projecting boarded eaves.
Four-bay plan, with baffle-entry to 2nd bay, former stable (now garage)
in 4th bay. One and a half storeys; board door in line with ridge
chimney to left of junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, a square casement to the
left and a little square window to the 1st bay further left, both
breaking remains of old labels, and a square dormer breaking the eaves of
the 2nd bay; continuation to right, under slightly lower roof, is single
storey, has a square window to the 3rd bay and garage door to the 4th.
Rear: remains of labels to a firewindow in the 2nd bay, and in each of
the main bays, broken by 2 square windows; a door and a horizontal
rectangular window to the 3rd bay. Interior: doorway from housepart in
2nd bay to former buttery in 1st bay has flat wooden lintel, nicked in
the centre and inscribed "WA 1620"; timber-framed partition wall between
1st and 2nd bays, finished as a collar truss with angle struts, the
tie-beam broken by an inserted door, and curved windbraces from the
principals to the upper of 2 pairs of slender purlins; gable wall at this
end (south) has similar windbracing to a timber frame, of which the
collar and one principal are exposed. Reference: R.C. Watson and
M.E. McClintock Traditional Houses of the Fylde (1979) pp.35-6, but NB
cruck erroneously presumed.

Listing NGR: SD4922537331

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Source: English Heritage

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