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Yew Tree Farmhouse, Leigh

Description: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 213549

OS Grid Reference: SJ6514197866
OS Grid Coordinates: 365141, 397866
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4764, -2.5267

Location: Carr Lane, Leigh WN7 3RY

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 3RY

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
SJ 69 NE
(east side)
6/57 Landside.
Yew Tree Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C18, altered C20. Red brick, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys
twin-gabled front, double depth. Door to left of centre has overlight and later
brick arch; left gable (rebuilt c1950) has 3-light casement window to each floor
under gable decorated by 3 hearts formed from raised headers; right gable is
original brickwork with similar windows, the upper window set beneath original
hoodmould and 3 hearts as before. Lateral stacks, that on right cement-rendered and
now rising from lean-to addition. Rear: five C20 casements as front, that to
ground-floor left under original hoodmould which extends to cover blocked doorway on
right; other windows have traces of original hoodmoulds. To left of valley is a
small blocked window with arched head; to right is an intact brick-mullioned window
of 2 lights. Left return: rebuilt though lateral stack is old brickwork. Interior:
beamed ceilings visible in 3 ground-floor rooms; old oak door beneath stairs;
staircase has contemporary staircase with turned balusters, square newels and ball
finials; resisted panelling at top of stair; principal-rafter trusses. The
farmhouse is approached via Hand Lane.

Listing NGR: SJ6514197866

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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