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Moss Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Up Holland, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.541 / 53°32'27"N

Longitude: -2.7454 / 2°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 350697

OS Northings: 405190

OS Grid: SD506051

Mapcode National: GBR 9W8H.FC

Mapcode Global: WH86R.S8V6

Entry Name: Moss Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389014

Location: Up Holland, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Up Holland

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Up Holland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


SD5005 ORMSKIRK ROAD, Garnett Lees
783-1/6/88 No.178
25/06/73 Moss Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Later C17 with early addition; altered.
Coursed squared sandstone rubble with quoins, slate roof with
brick chimneys. Unusual plan consisting of a one-bay
baffle-entry main range with rear wing, and an added 2-bay
crosswing to right. Two low storeys, 1:1 windows including the
projecting gabled wing.
The main range has a chamfered plinth, a plain doorway to the
left with a C20 studded door, a 5-light double-chamfered
mullioned window to the right with a cavetto-moulded
hoodmould, and a similar but slightly smaller 5-light window
above; its left gable wall has a blocked round-headed
fire-window towards the rear, and two 2-light mullioned
windows above, with straight dripbands over them; and the wing
continued to the rear has an inserted doorway, a 3-light
mullioned window to the left and a formerly similar window
above lacking the mullions.
The wing has a 3-light window at 1st floor of the re-entrant
side, with cruder mullions, a formerly similar window at
ground floor below this with C20 glazing and a simplified
hoodmould, and an inserted window on each floor of the gable;
and its right-hand return side has a 3-light mullioned window
to the rear bay and an inserted doorway next to this. Gable
chimneys to both parts. Rear: rear wing is back-to-earth at
ground floor, and has a 2-light stair-window with chamfered
mullion and simple label.
INTERIOR: the housepart has an inglenook with heck and
chamfered bressumer, and an ovolo-moulded lateral beam; the
east wing has 2 large crudely-chamfered lateral beams with
cyma stops, and in the rear room a large crudely shaped axial
beam; the rear wing contains a doglegged staircase with closed
string, square newels, stout turned balusters and moulded
handrail; and at 1st floor the rear wing has a blocked
cross-corner fireplace.
Forms part of interesting group at Garnett Lees.

Listing NGR: SD5069705190

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