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Manor House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eccleston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6527 / 53°39'9"N

Longitude: -2.7351 / 2°44'6"W

OS Eastings: 351510

OS Northings: 417611

OS Grid: SD515176

Mapcode National: GBR 9VB6.NB

Mapcode Global: WH865.YGR2

Entry Name: Manor House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Last Amended: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184357

Location: Eccleston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Eccleston

Built-Up Area: Eccleston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ECCLESTON TOWNGATE
SD 51 NW
9/105 Manor House Farmhouse
17.4.67 (formerly listed as Brick House
Farmhouse)
GV II

Formerly known as Brick Hall. Farmhouse. Probably C16, part rebuilt and much
enlarged in C17; altered. Handmade brick with stone quoins on plinth of stone
blocks, all now covered with roughcast painted white; renovated stone slate
roof on 2 levels. T-plan: 2-bay south range on east-west axis with 2-bay
rear wing, the north end of which is lower and perhaps earlier, with large
lean-to kitchen added in west angle. Two storeys and attic; present entrance
in north side of lean-to (original entrance probably at north-east corner:
see below, Interior); the principal feature of interest externally are stone
mullion windows with chamfered reveals and recessed chamfered mullions (some
of these with block stools): in west gable, 4 lights with a label on each
floor and 2 lights in the attic; in east gable, 4 lights at 1st floor and 3 in
attic, both with labels; on south side two of 2 lights at 1st floor; in rear
east angle four of 2 lights (one on each floor of each wall); and in west side
of rear wing 3 lights on each floor (the lower inside the lean-to). Other
openings altered. One chimney on south slope of roof, one on gable of north
wing, and a cut-down chimney at the corner with the lean-to. Interior: north
end of rear wing contains inglenook fireplace with heck wall (suggesting
original entrance at east side of this), and bressummer, and 2 longitudinal
beams, all with stopped deep chamfer; extensive post-and-rail timber framing,
framed-in studded board doors with arched or cambered lintels; stop-chamfered
beams in all rooms of south range; dog-legged wooden staircase with exposed
wattle-staves, but crossing window at ground floor of north wing; possible
position of former stairs on opposite side of this wing, where doorway is
raised over cellar. History: home of Dicconson family in C17: reference VCH
Lancs VI p.165 (illustration).


Listing NGR: SD5151017611

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