History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Wood Fold Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Goosnargh, Lancashire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 53.8739 / 53°52'26"N

Longitude: -2.6583 / 2°39'29"W

OS Eastings: 356817

OS Northings: 442168

OS Grid: SD568421

Mapcode National: GBR 9RWN.91

Mapcode Global: WH966.4WFK

Entry Name: Wood Fold Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185927

Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Goosnargh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whitechapel St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SD 54 SE

Wood Fold Farmhouse


Farmhouse, dated 1696 on lintel. Sandstone rubble brought to courses, with quoins, slate roof with 2 brick chimneys. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, with rear outshut added to 3rd bay. Two storeys; continuous hollow-moulded dripcourse stepped over lintel of door; in line with ridge chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays a moulded doorway with shaped lintel lettered in relief B T E 1696, 3 windows at ground floor and 4 above, all altered but in original horizontal rectangular openings, and with one chamfered mullion remaining in each at ground floor and the 1st above. Rear: middle bay has a 4-light housepart window mostly blocked but with geometrical leaded glazing (like that of Ashes Farmhouse, q.v.) exposed in the 4th light, a blocked 2-light stairlight to the right, and a 2-light window at 1st floor.
Interior: housepart has inglenook with ovolo-moulded bressummer, 2 similarly moulded beams (boxed); kitchen has 2 chamfered beams; some timber-framed and wattle and daub partitions.

Listing NGR: SD5681742168

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.