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Collier Brook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Latitude: 53.5271 / 53°31'37"N

Longitude: -2.498 / 2°29'52"W

OS Eastings: 367082

OS Northings: 403497

OS Grid: SD670034

Mapcode National: GBR BWZN.ZC

Mapcode Global: WH980.LLPX

Entry Name: Collier Brook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213542

Location: Wigan, M46

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Atherton

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Atherton and Hindsford

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
SD 60 SE
2/78 Collier Brook
Former farmhouse, now house. Early to mid C18 with later alterations. Stone
(rendered throughout, and possibly incorporating parts of a timber-framed
structure), stone slab roof. 3-unit plan with storeyed outshut (containing
services and stairs) to rear under catslide roof. 2 storeys. Front: regular
3-window range; plinth, plot band, cornice band, wedge lintels; canted bay to
centre. C20 top-opening casement. One ridge and 2 end stacks. Conservatory under
hipped roof to left; right return with original opening to attic window; timber open
porch, gabled; round-headed doorway with fanlight, the door with fielded panels
below. Rear largely re-fenestrated in C20. Interior: early to mid C18 dog-leg
stair, panelled newels, turned balusters; pegged door surrounds, 6-pannelled doors.
Boxed ceiling beams to ground-floor rooms. Internal walls with large posts and
rails with wattle and daub infill, rise through roof space. Side-purlin roof. Some
modest C18 and C19 door furniture and fire surrounds. Listed primarily for its C18
plan and fittings.

Listing NGR: SD6708203497

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

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