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Knowsley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Weeton-with-Preese, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8048 / 53°48'17"N

Longitude: -2.9348 / 2°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 338531

OS Northings: 434679

OS Grid: SD385346

Mapcode National: GBR 7SYF.DV

Mapcode Global: WH859.WMMK

Entry Name: Knowsley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183648

Location: Weeton-with-Preese, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Civil Parish: Weeton-with-Preese

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Weeton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 33 SE
Knowsley Farmhouse
- (Formerly listed as
Knowsley Farm)

- II

Farmhouse, dated 1673 on east wall, altered, damaged by fire, renovated, now
house. Colour-washed brick, steeply pitched thatched roof trapped between
crow-stepped gable parapets, with ridge chimney. Two-unit baffle-entry plan.
Two storeys: former front on east side (to garden) has altered openings: 3
windows on each floor, mostly large casements with glazing bars, and at 1st
floor level over the position of the original door (now blocked) a datestone
inscribed WB (= William Bottiler). Set back at left end is single-storey
extension (said to be servant accommodation, now kitchen). Right gable has
large modern casement on each floor; rear (present front) has an inserted door
to the right flanked by small windows and now with a thatched canopy, a
similar window above, and in the left bay only a stairlight and a little
window under the eaves. Interior: in housepart 2 ovolo-moulded beams, one
with an inserted partition beneath it, both with stops concealed; in service
room 2 chamfered beams, one with 2 cyma stops. History: said to have been
built for Thomas Bottiler whose son William married daughter of Earl of Derby.
(Reference: Watson and McClintock Traditional Houses of the Fylde p.64).

Listing NGR: SD3853134679

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