Description: Evanall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255830
OS Grid Reference: SJ3516231972
OS Grid Coordinates: 335162, 331972
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8813, -2.9649
WHITTINGTON C.P. BERGHILL LANE (west side)
SJ 33 SE
6/116 Evenall Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C19 remodelling of early to mid-C17 building with later additions
and alterations. Red brick including narrow bricks set in English bond with
blue brick diaper patterns to rear of right gable; slate roofs with coped verges
on carved stone kneelers. Original T-plan comprising hall range with gabled
cross-wing projecting to right, remodelled in early C19 Tudor Gothic style to
form present H-plan. 2 storeys and attics. 1:2:1 bays, central section with
low pedimented gable. Early C19 cast-iron latticed mullioned and transomed
windows of 3 lights to ground floor and of 2 lights to first floor, all with
moulded dripstones. Blind openings to attics of gables also with moulded dripstones,
surmounted by square heraldic shields, that to left gable with raised letter
"E" and right with carving of 2 horses and a bird plus rosettes to outer moulding
of shield. Entrance to main range in angle with right gable; plain pilastered
doorcase with 4-panel door and rectangular latticed overlight. Downpipes in
angles with gables have rosette emblems to lead rainwater heads. Red brick
ridge stack with twin diagonal shafts to left of main range and prominent external
lateral stacks, also with rebuilt twin diagonal shafts, to right gable, front
C19 and rear (constructed of smaller bricks with blue brick diaper patterns)
C17. Lower early C19 range to left of left gable has blind window to first
floor and cast-iron latticed mullioned and transomed window with tumbled head
to ground floor; dentilled eaves cornice and integral end stack. Early C19
gabled range at right-angles to rear on left with toothed eaves cornice; C19
lean-to porch in space between this and rear projection of right gable. Interior.
Considerably altered early C19. Boxed-in ceiling beams to ground-floor rooms.
Wide staircase with stick balusters to right of passage behind main entrance.
Panelled doors and C19 cast-iron grates to fireplaces in first-floor rooms.
Datestone "1703" said to have been found at junction between main range and
addition to rear on left during restoration work c.1980.
Listing NGR: SJ3516231972
Source: English Heritage
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