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Warth Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Heapey, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6669 / 53°40'0"N

Longitude: -2.5849 / 2°35'5"W

OS Eastings: 361451

OS Northings: 419096

OS Grid: SD614190

Mapcode National: GBR BVD1.57

Mapcode Global: WH97D.83B6

Entry Name: Warth Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184367

Location: Heapey, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Heapey

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Heapey St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

HEAPEY COPPICE LANE
SD 61 NW White Coppice
10/114 Warth Farmhouse
17.4. 67
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C17, altered and extended in C18 and
subsequently. Sandstone rubble in watershot coursing (topmost courses of
larger blocks), stone slate roof with brick chimney at left gable. Two-bay
end-baffle-entry plan, with stable added at right hand end, and another
addition at left end. Two storeys (raised), except left addition which is
single storey;high plinth to original part, which has former doorway at
left end altered as window, former 3-light mullioned window to the right
raised and altered as casement (chamfered sill and jambs remain), a
mid-level single-light stairwindow to the right of this, and a window made
in an inserted doorway to the 2nd bay: at 1st floor a chamfered
single-light above the original door and two 2-light recessed mullion
windows lacking mullions. Continuation to right, formerly a stable, of
random rubble, has altered openings; addition to left, of similar masonry,
has in left return wall a 2-light window with square flush mullion, and a
door. Rear has ground floor windows with chamfered flush mullions and slab
hoodmoulds, of 2, 2, and 3 lights (last lacking mullions), and a lean-to
porch. Interior: altered (partitions removed) but has one large chamfered
beam in the former housepart, and another in the former service end. (Item
is altered example of unusual and localised type on this plan: others
include Morris Farmhouse and Farmhouse Cliff Farmhouse in this parish).


Listing NGR: SD6145119096

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