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Great Barn Circa 100 Metres West of Hoghton Tower at Sd 621 264

A Grade I Listed Building in Hoghton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.733 / 53°43'58"N

Longitude: -2.5753 / 2°34'31"W

OS Eastings: 362145

OS Northings: 426443

OS Grid: SD621264

Mapcode National: GBR BTG8.8K

Mapcode Global: WH970.DFXK

Entry Name: Great Barn Circa 100 Metres West of Hoghton Tower at Sd 621 264

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184395

Location: Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Hoghton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Hoghton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 62 NW HOGHTON

1837/2/141 Great Barn c.100 metres
west of Hoghton Tower
22.10.1952 at SD 621 264

GV I

Barn with integral carthouse. Dated 1692 on porch; altered slightly.
Squared sandstone with small quoins, stone slate roof with ball finials on
kneelers and apex of copings. Very large rectangular plan with 7-bay barn
in centre and west end, carthouse at east end, opposed porches in centre.
Chamfered plinth, slit breathers; south front has wide 3-bay full-height
gabled porch with segmental-headed outer and inner arches, the outer with
moulded head to recessed voussoirs, and above this a square datestone
lettered in relief C:H , a hollow-moulded 2-light mullioned window on
1692
each side at this level, and stone coping with kneelers and ball finials;
to the left are a doorway and 3 C19 windows at ground floor, a square
loading door in the centre, and 4 louvred breathers to the loft, and west
gable wall has 3 chamfered shippon doorways under a stepped dripband; to
the right are breathers on 4 levels of the adjoining bay, then the side
wall of the carthouse, which has a segmental-arched wagon door in the gable
wall, two 2-light windows at 1st floor, and a flight of stone steps
rounding the rear corner to a loft door in the rear wall. Rear: small
porch under carried down roof, shouldered round-headed wagon entrance, a
2-light window above; east part covered by added stables, cottage, etc.
Interior: Large collar trusses with angle struts, 4 pairs of purlins.

Listing NGR: SD6210026400

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