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White Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bescar, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6127 / 53°36'45"N

Longitude: -2.9198 / 2°55'11"W

OS Eastings: 339242

OS Northings: 413296

OS Grid: SD392132

Mapcode National: GBR 8V1N.NP

Mapcode Global: WH869.3GV9

Entry Name: White Cottage

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357729

Location: Scarisbrick, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Scarisbrick

Built-Up Area: Bescar

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Scarisbrick St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 31 SE
8/26 Nos. 23 and 25 (White
- II

Farmhouse, now 2 cottages. Probably C17 or earlier; altered. Cruck-framed
with later brick cladding now rendered and painted white, corrugated sheet
roof. Rectangular plan of 3½ bays with staggered partition between the 2
dwellings in the centre. Single storey, with low eaves; No.23 on the left
has a central board door in line with the ridge chimney, a small 2-light
casement to the end ) bay on the left, a 2-light sliding sash with glazing
bars on the right (2nd bay); No.25 on the right has a board door at the
right-hand end, in line with the gable chimney, a small 2-light sliding
sash to the 3rd bay and a larger 3-light sliding sash to the 4th bay, both
with glazing bars. Both gable walls have inserted windows; rear is covered
by various additions, including a link to a modern addition to No.23 (which
is not included in the item); gable of No.23 covered with sheeting like the
roof. Interior: 4 full cruck trusses of light scantling, including one at
the gable end of No.25, and one at the junction with the ½ bay at the left
end of No.23, this ½ bay being the hipped west end of the building (and
formerly axially partitioned); all with curved windbraces below the
purlins; 1st truss lacks the lower part of the rear blade.

Listing NGR: SD3924213296

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