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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh South, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.4764 / 53°28'34"N

Longitude: -2.5267 / 2°31'36"W

OS Eastings: 365141

OS Northings: 397866

OS Grid: SJ651978

Mapcode National: GBR BXS7.SJ

Mapcode Global: WH986.5W2B

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213549

Location: Wigan, WN7

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh South

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Pennington Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
SJ 69 NE
(east side)
6/57 Landside.
Yew Tree Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C18, altered C20. Red brick, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys
twin-gabled front, double depth. Door to left of centre has overlight and later
brick arch; left gable (rebuilt c1950) has 3-light casement window to each floor
under gable decorated by 3 hearts formed from raised headers; right gable is
original brickwork with similar windows, the upper window set beneath original
hoodmould and 3 hearts as before. Lateral stacks, that on right cement-rendered and
now rising from lean-to addition. Rear: five C20 casements as front, that to
ground-floor left under original hoodmould which extends to cover blocked doorway on
right; other windows have traces of original hoodmoulds. To left of valley is a
small blocked window with arched head; to right is an intact brick-mullioned window
of 2 lights. Left return: rebuilt though lateral stack is old brickwork. Interior:
beamed ceilings visible in 3 ground-floor rooms; old oak door beneath stairs;
staircase has contemporary staircase with turned balusters, square newels and ball
finials; resisted panelling at top of stair; principal-rafter trusses. The
farmhouse is approached via Hand Lane.

Listing NGR: SJ6514197866

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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