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Great House Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Rivington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6202 / 53°37'12"N

Longitude: -2.5627 / 2°33'45"W

OS Eastings: 362877

OS Northings: 413885

OS Grid: SD628138

Mapcode National: GBR BVJK.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WH97L.L8WJ

Entry Name: Great House Barn

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184437

Location: Rivington, Chorley, Lancashire, BL6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Rivington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rivington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 61 SW
22.10.52 Great House Barn

Barn, now cafe. Probably C16, but dated 1702 in gable; reduced; restored,
altered and enlarged c.1905 by Jonathan Simpson for Lord Leverhulme. Cruck
frame, cladding of squared sandstone and stone slates. Now 3 bays but
formerly longer, with aisles added c.1905, the roof carried down over them
on flatter pitch to a very low level; now very broad south gable wall has
Tudor-style timber-framed porch in centre (C20), a large 5-light flush
mullion window on each side and similar 4-light window over the porch, a
datestone above this window lettered in relief A north gable has a
continuous 17-light window at ground floor and 4-light window above.
Interior: 2 full cruck trusses on very large boulder padstones, with blades
of large scantling, collars, yokes, and replacement tie-beams; aisles blades
principals, dorsals and windbraced purlins appear to be all modern
additions. Reference: VCH Lancs V p.289.

Listing NGR: SD6287713885

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