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Plant Farmhouse, Holcombe

Description: Plant Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210667

OS Grid Reference: SD7809716515
OS Grid Coordinates: 378097, 416515
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6447, -2.3328

Location: Cross Lane, Bury BL8 4LY

Locality: Holcombe
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL8 4LY

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Listing Text

- Plant Farmhouse

- II

1739, extended 1793. Coursed rubble in 2 builds, that of 1793 in larger, squared
courses. 2 storeys. Original, right-hand section has 2 windows of 4 lights with
flush mullions and surrounds. Drip-moulds over ground floor windows, the left-hand
of which is taller, the sill having been dropped, perhaps in 1793. Doorway on left
with large lintel inscribed "P/WA/1739" (referring to William Plant). Ledged door.
Flush quoins. Height of this section raised by 3 courses in same build as later left-
hand section. This has 2 double-light windows on ground floor and 3-light window
centrally above, all with flush mullions. Flush quoins. Datestone "WM/W/1793"
refers to Woodcock family who married into Plant family. Stone slab roof. Rear has
less regular mullioned windows, including transomed stair window.

Listing NGR: SD7809716515

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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