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Hurlston Gate Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Scarisbrick, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5861 / 53°35'10"N

Longitude: -2.9111 / 2°54'40"W

OS Eastings: 339781

OS Northings: 410334

OS Grid: SD397103

Mapcode National: GBR 8V3Z.K6

Mapcode Global: WH86H.8404

Plus Code: 9C5VH3PQ+CH

Entry Name: Hurlston Gate Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357748

Location: Scarisbrick, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Scarisbrick

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ormskirk St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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SD 31 SE
Hurlston Gate Farmhouse
11.10.1968 II
Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1769 at lst floor; slightly altered. Brown
brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone plinth and dressings, roof of
stone-coloured tiles. Square 2 x 2 bay plan. Two storeys and attic; tall
almost symmetrical facade in classical style, with rusticated quoins,
dentilled and moulded cornice; doorway offset slightly left of centre with
rusticated pilasters, entablature with simplified triglyphs, and deep
moulded pediment; renewed door with 6 fielded panels; 2 tall sashed windows
on each floor, all with exposed boxes, one large and 2 narrow margin panes
in each leaf, splayed stone heads with pseudo-voussoirs and keystones. In
centre of 1st floor a plaque on brackets displaying a carved cartouche with
a bird on the top, initials "I S" above and date "17 69" below. Gable
chimneys. Each gable has an inserted window at ground floor and 2 attic
windows; rear has a round-headed stairlight with imposts, triple keystone,
and glazing bars marking Y-tracery in the head, some square 2-light windows
with segmental heads and altered glazing (including an upper stairlight);
altered door and window at ground floor of 1st bay. Interior: 4-room plan
with direct entry to front room on left; round-headed doorway from this to
rear hall and staircase; doglegged staircase with open string, scrolled
brackets, slim turned balusters, ramped handrail; doorcases and doors with
fielded panels; similar doors to fitted cupboards. Note: unusually high
quality of external and internal decoration in a house of modest size, and
all apparently contemporary.

Listing NGR: SD3978110334

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