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Martinside Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bretherton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6769 / 53°40'36"N

Longitude: -2.7951 / 2°47'42"W

OS Eastings: 347575

OS Northings: 420344

OS Grid: SD475203

Mapcode National: GBR 8TXX.NN

Mapcode Global: WH85Z.1V82

Entry Name: Martinside Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Last Amended: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184283

Location: Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Bretherton

Built-Up Area: 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

SD 42 SE
3/32 Martinside Farmhouse (Formerly
17.4.67 listed as Martindale's
- II

Farmhouse now house. Dated 1718 but probably earlier, altered. Handmade
brick with some diaper in blue brick headers, stone slate roof. L-plan:
2-bay main range with projecting porch-wing at right hand side. Two storeys;
brick plinth; entrance in re-entrant wall of wing by doorway with roll-moulded
timber doorcase with cambered lintel, a 2-light -sliding sash under the eaves
above; gable of wing has a segmental-headed 3-light sliding sash offset to
right at ground floor, a saw-tooth band over this, at 1st floor a diaper band
making 3 large hearts, an inserted window above breaking into the right hand
end of this feature, and in the gable a datestone lettered in relief H
H E;
return wall has triangular-headed peepwindow. Main range has 3 small
horizontal-rectangular windows at ground floor, and at 1st floor 2 low 4-light
casements on different levels, that on the left with a brick label continued
to right with 2 step-ups, the 2nd over a small triangular-headed window.
Right gable wall has inter alia a small 1st floor window of 2 arched lights
with a brick mullion and a label; rear has one horizontal rectangular window
at ground floor and 3 above, all with run-out heads and sills, but is
otherwise altered. Interior: altered by removal of partition walls, but
retains very large inglenook bressummer and 2 longitudinal beams with stopped
1/4-round moulding, and in the former service end stop-chamfered beams on a
lower level.

Listing NGR: SD4757520344

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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