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Higher Birks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornley-with-Wheatley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8465 / 53°50'47"N

Longitude: -2.5844 / 2°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 361651

OS Northings: 439076

OS Grid: SD616390

Mapcode National: GBR BRDY.9W

Mapcode Global: WH96F.8LL1

Entry Name: Higher Birks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Last Amended: 22 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183042

Location: Thornley-with-Wheatley, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Thornley-with-Wheatley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Chipping St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/156 Higher Birks Farmhouse
13.2.67 (formerly listed as Higher Birks
Farmhouse and stables)


House, mid C19th with C17th remains. Sandstone, squared and coursed at the
front and rubble at the rear. Slate roof. Double-pile plan with gable
stacks. 2 storeys with attics. North-west front of 3 bays, the windows
being sashed with architraves. The door has a shouldered architrave with
pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment. The gables have shaped bargeboards.
The left-hand gable has a one-light attic window with the remains of a
chamfered surround. The rear wall has double-chamfered mullioned windows.
To the left of the porch is one of 5 lights with one of the lights blocked,
to the right is one of 4 lights. On the 1st floor are 2 modern windows with
plain stone surrounds. Between them is a tall stair window using the remains
of double-chamfered surrounds. The door, inside an open stone porch, has
a chamfered surround with triangular head.

Listing NGR: SD6165139076

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

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