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Bradleys Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rivington, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6315 / 53°37'53"N

Longitude: -2.5614 / 2°33'41"W

OS Eastings: 362969

OS Northings: 415140

OS Grid: SD629151

Mapcode National: GBR BVKF.7Y

Mapcode Global: WH97D.MZGF

Entry Name: Bradleys Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Last Amended: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184443

Location: Rivington, Chorley, Lancashire, BL6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Rivington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rivington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

RIVINGTON SHEEP HOUSE LANE (off)
SD 61 NW
10/189 Bradleys Farmhouse
17.4.67 (Formerly listed as Bradleys)
GV II

Farmhouse. Dated 1683 on lintel of door; altered. Coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, on chamfered plinth, graduated slate roof with stone
gable copings and gable chimneys. Double-depth 2-bay plan with end-baffle
entry and shallow rear outshut to 1st bay, extension to rear of this. Two
storeys; at left end an added single-storey gabled porch breaking the
hoodmould of the inner doorway which has a roll-moulded surround lintel
with panelled raised lettering B ; ground floor has
1:6 I E 8:3
2 C19 sashed windows, 1st floor has recessed chamfered mullion windows of 2
and 2 lights under one hoodmould and 2 and 3 lights under one hoodmould
(the 1st of these windows, over the porch, blocked). Left gable wall
(rendered) has 2 windows on each floor, all casements but the upper with
chamfered flush mullions, and 2 blocked round-headed attic lights. Right
gable wall has mostly blocked windows: 2 and one light at ground floor,
with hoodmoulds, 2 and one light at 1st floor, 2 lights in the attic
lacking the mullion. Rear has a 3-light window with hoodmould at ground
floor of 2nd bay. Interior: apparently altered, now with a central lateral
passage and dog-legged C19 staircase; boxed beams. Note: early example of
double-depth plan interestingly combined with traditional end-baffle-entry;
and dated.


Listing NGR: SD6296915140

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