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Merscar House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burscough, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6073 / 53°36'26"N

Longitude: -2.8915 / 2°53'29"W

OS Eastings: 341110

OS Northings: 412671

OS Grid: SD411126

Mapcode National: GBR 8V7Q.SM

Mapcode Global: WH869.KL9G

Entry Name: Merscar House

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386258

Location: Burscough, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Burscough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burscough Bridge St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/2/18 (North side)
Merscar House


Farmhouse. Late C17 or earlier C18, remodelled in later C18
and subsequently altered. Pebble-dashed render on brick, with
sandstone dressings and composition tile roof. Square plan
formed by 2-unit baffle-entry range with projecting central
porch and additions to rear. Two storeys and attics, 1:1:1
windows, symmetrical, with a 2-storey gabled porch which has a
square-headed outer doorway with a wedge lintel, and a 2-light
window above with raised sill and rectangular lintel; and 2
oblong windows on each floor, all with raised sills,
rectangular lintels and altered glazing. Ridge chimney in
centre, gable chimney to left. Gable walls and rear have
altered windows. INTERIOR: the 2nd bay has a large inglenook
with cambered bressummer and timber heck, both these ovolo
moulded with cyma stops; both rooms have lateral beams with
similar moulding; and the 1st floor has crudely-chamfered
lateral beams.

Listing NGR: SD4111012671

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