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White House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bretherton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.682 / 53°40'55"N

Longitude: -2.7967 / 2°47'48"W

OS Eastings: 347474

OS Northings: 420911

OS Grid: SD474209

Mapcode National: GBR 8TXV.9V

Mapcode Global: WH85Z.0QH5

Entry Name: White House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184272

Location: Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Bretherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bretherton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

BRETHERTON NORTH ROAD
SD 42 SE
3/21 White House Farmhouse
17.4.67
GV II

Farmhouse. Dated 1680 on porch, altered. Brick with some stone quoins, part
whitewashed and part rendered, slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, with
projecting porch. Two storeys, eaves raised; 2-storey gabled porch in line
with ridge chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has round-headed entrance
arch, a rectangular datestone above inscribed 1680, a slit peephole in each
IW
side, stone side benches, and an original batten and board door with studded
battens, ornamental iron strap hinges, a pull-handle and a wooden sneck latch;
3 casement windows on each floor, those at ground floor segmental-headed 2, 2
and 3 lights and those above all 2 lights. Right gable has 3 brick labels at
1st floor, that in centre stepped up; rear has inter alia a damaged label to a
blocked firewindow. Chimneys at left gable and on ridge. Interior: not
inspected, but believed to contain inglenook with heck and moulded bressummer,
2 moulded longitudinal beams, and 2 service room doors.


Listing NGR: SD4747420911

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