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Home Farmhouse, Ashton-in-Makerfield

Description: Home Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 213560

OS Grid Reference: SJ5688799152
OS Grid Coordinates: 356887, 399152
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4873, -2.6512

Location: Houghwood Grange, Pemberton, Wigan WN4 9LT

Locality: Ashton-in-Makerfield
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN4 9LT

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Listing Text

SJ 59 NE
(north side)
11/4 Home Farmhouse
- II
House. c.1692 with C19 alterations. Roughcast brick with
slate roof, brick exposed to rear. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with
one-storey C20 extension to returns. 1st floor sill band.
Windows are segmental headed, the jambs and soffits
chamfered with stops; sashed with single glazing bars.
Ground floor has canted bay windows with hipped roofs.
Entrance has timber porch with decorative open framing and
hipped roof; entrance has elliptical head, and 6-panel door.
Brick gable-end stacks. Rear has segmental-headed windows
with 3-light casements. Interior has chamfered beams and
bressumer to fireplace with later brick fireplace inside.
Staircase has close string, square newels and column-on-vase
balusters. Doors have fielded panels (the central ones
small) and H-L hinges. House has exterior vertical shoring
and horizontal tie rods (mining subsidence).

Listing NGR: SJ5688799152

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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