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Brown Low

A Grade II Listed Building in Anderton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.621 / 53°37'15"N

Longitude: -2.5834 / 2°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 361505

OS Northings: 413987

OS Grid: SD615139

Mapcode National: GBR BVDK.HP

Mapcode Global: WH97L.971X

Entry Name: Brown Low

Listing Date: 22 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184485

Location: Anderton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Anderton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Adlington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

ANDERTON BROWN LOW
SD 61 SW
14/189 New Lane
II

House with outbuildings. Built 1907 (for C F & L Sixsmith) to designs by Charles
Holden. Coursed and snecked gritstone rubble; stone slab roof with gable coping and
deeply overhanging eaves (shaped rafter ends revealed); smooth ashlar ridge and end
stacks. Single-depth, 3-unit plan with shallow kitchen wing to rear. 2 storeys.
Vernacular Revival (Pennine). Front (to garden): irregular 3-window range. 2, 3
and 4-light windows at eaves level; three 2-light windows to ground; all windows
with flush mullions. Large internal porch under continuous lintel band, with
elliptical relieving arch (the 'tympanum' infilled with very narrow stone courses).
Internal wall of porch with 2-light window and planked door with strap hinges.
Datestone CF&L 1907. Left return: 1st floor, 2-light mullioned window set between
similarly sized panels containing chequered stonework all with continuous sill and
lintel. 1st floor lintel band; two 2-light windows (mullions removed). Irregular
one and 2-light mullioned windows to rear, with late C20 stone porch. One and
2-light windows to right return. Interior contains good Arts & Crafts joinery
(notably doors). Stone and tiled surround to right end fireplace. An interesting
vernacular revival design by a leading architect (by 1907 established in London, but
raised in Bolton). Reference: plans in possession of previous owner.


Listing NGR: SD6150513987

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