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Clarkson's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurnham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9838 / 53°59'1"N

Longitude: -2.8582 / 2°51'29"W

OS Eastings: 343816

OS Northings: 454535

OS Grid: SD438545

Mapcode National: GBR 8QGC.ZN

Mapcode Global: WH84L.2468

Entry Name: Clarkson's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182274

Location: Thurnham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Thurnham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Glasson Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


11/207 Clarkson 's Farmhouse
2-5-1968 (Formerly listed under General)


House, 1680, altered. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 3-unit lobby-entry
plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Single-storey gabled porch between lst and 2nd
bays. Windows are modern or sashed and have plain reveals, except for a
3-light rebated and chamfered mullioned window to the right of the porch.
Above this is the remaining section of a continuous drip course. To the right
of the 2nd bay on the lst floor is a small one-light chamfered window. The
outer porch doorway has plain reveals, the inner door having a chamfered
surround with shaped lintel inscribed 'RCA 1680'. Chimneys, with brick caps,
to left of porch and on right-hand gable. Above 1st floor window sill level
the wall contains more red sandstone, suggesting that the eaves level may have
been raised. Inside, the middle room has 2 chamfered and stopped axial main
joists, a boxed firehood bressumer, and a spere with chamfered and stopped
heck post. In the rear wall is a recess said to be a blocked fire window. To
the right of the modern fireplace there is said to be a spice cupboard with
door dated '1681', now inaccessible behind furniture.

Listing NGR: SD4381654535

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