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Balshaws Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Longton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7175 / 53°43'3"N

Longitude: -2.7729 / 2°46'22"W

OS Eastings: 349093

OS Northings: 424843

OS Grid: SD490248

Mapcode National: GBR 9T2G.H3

Mapcode Global: WH85S.CTTG

Entry Name: Balshaws Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357970

Location: Longton, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Civil Parish: Longton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Longton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/65 Balshaws Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, C17 (said to have datestone c.1628, now concealed). Rendered
brick on low stone base, slate roof with red ridging tiles; some stone
quoins. Linear plan of 2½ bays (that at left end shorter), entry at left
end. Two storeys with outshut to rear of left half. Single-storey
pitched-roof porch at left side; 3 casement windows to each floor of front,
one small sliding sash window at 1st floor of left gable. Rear wall has
one sliding sash window to each floor, a modern door replacing window to
3rd bay. Stone quoins visible at 2 corners. One ridge chimney stack near
left end, and a chimney to left side of outshut. Interior: middle bay has
inglenook fireplace with ovolo moulded bressummer and salt cupboard with
incised diamond pattern and central letter "T", 2 bridging beams (one
boxed, the other incorporated in partition to rear passage), and a former
door to service room now blocked and concealed. Purlin roof with clay
floor, blocked 3-light brick mullion windows in both gables.

Listing NGR: SD4909324843

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