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Martin House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Heskin, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6194 / 53°37'9"N

Longitude: -2.7124 / 2°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 352971

OS Northings: 413885

OS Grid: SD529138

Mapcode National: GBR 9VHL.K8

Mapcode Global: WH86D.99M4

Entry Name: Martin House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184383

Location: Heskin, Chorley, Lancashire, WN6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Heskin

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Wrightington with Heskin St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

HESKIN CHURCH LANE (off)
SD 51 SE
Wrightington
13/129 Martin House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Later C17, windows altered in C18 or C19. Coursed sandstone
with quoins, stone slate roof. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan with
continuous rear outshut, and attached granary wing. Two storey front,
single-storey rear under catslide roof; at left end of front in line with
chimney at left gable is a porch with carried-down (lean-to) roof,
chamfered Tudor-arched outer doorway, and boarded inner door; to the right
are 2 square windows on each floor, with splayed stone heads. Left gable
wall has a 2-light sliding sash at ground floor, similar 3-light window
above; right gable wall has an external brick chimney stack, a blocked
mullioned window at 1st floor partly covered by this, a similar blocked
attic window, and a 3-light chamfered mullion window towards the rear of
the 1st floor; an attached lean-to washhouse partly covers this wall. Rear
has a 2-light sliding sash to the outshut of the 2nd bay, a small 2-light
window under the eaves in the centre, and a lean-to porch in the angle with
the granary. Granary overlapping rear left corner is single-bay, 2
storeys, has steps up the rear gable to the loft door, a 3-light sliding
sash in the outer side and another in the front gable, an altered window
above. Interior: not inspected, but owner describes inglenook with
cambered bressumer (rounded moulding), similar beams, a dog-leg staircase,
and timber-framed wattle-and-daub partition walls.


Listing NGR: SD5297113885

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