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Cliff Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Heapey, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6596 / 53°39'34"N

Longitude: -2.5884 / 2°35'18"W

OS Eastings: 361213

OS Northings: 418284

OS Grid: SD612182

Mapcode National: GBR BVC3.FV

Mapcode Global: WH97D.68PT

Entry Name: Cliff Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184371

Location: Heapey, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Heapey

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Heapey St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

HEAPEY HIGHER HOUSE LANE
SD 61 NW
10/117 Cliff Farmhouse
17.4.67
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1696 on lintel; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone with quoins on plinth of large blocks, stone-coloured tiled roof
with brick chimney at left gable. Two-and-a-half bay end-baffle-entry plan
with central lateral staircase, lean-to addition at left end, single-storey
rear wing. Two storeys and attic; doorway at left end has slightly arched
lintel with panelled raised lettering M ; a 4-light window to the
TA . RM
16 . 96
1st bay and a 3-light window to the 2nd, one mullion remaining in the first
of these but otherwise altered as casements, and between these at mid-level
a round-headed stairlight, all these openings with hoodmoulds, that over
the door run out over the housepart window; at 1st floor, a round-headed
light over the door, and a 3-and a 2-light window altered as casements.
Left gable has 2 small attic windows. Right gable wall has 2 round-headed
single-light windows on each floor and a 2-light attic window; rear has 2
formerly-mullioned 2-light windows at ground floor, 2 similar above and a
square and a round-headed single light window, all with chamfered
surrounds. Interior: inglenook fireplace has stone heck with moulded cap,
peephole, chamfered bressummer supporting 2 chamfered beams, all these with
tongue stops; post-and-rail timber framed partitions to the staircase bay;
2nd bay formerly unequally partitioned but partition removed; chamfered
beams at 1st floor; roof of 2 collar trusses with angle struts, 2 pairs of
purlins. Good example of unusual and very localised type on this plan:
others are Morris Farmhouse and Warth Farmhouse in this parish and Marsh
Farmhouse Brindle CP (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD6121318284

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