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Altcar Farmhouse and Barn with Screen Wall Between

A Grade II Listed Building in Euxton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6795 / 53°40'46"N

Longitude: -2.7037 / 2°42'13"W

OS Eastings: 353617

OS Northings: 420564

OS Grid: SD536205

Mapcode National: GBR 9TKW.GR

Mapcode Global: WH860.FSR3

Entry Name: Altcar Farmhouse and Barn with Screen Wall Between

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357619

Location: Euxton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR25

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Euxton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Euxton

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


Altcar Farmhouse and barn with
2/102 screen wall between
- II

Farmhouse and barn linked by a screen wall, probably later C18. House
of brick with slate roof is double-pile,2 bays, 2 storeys; barn of C18
brick with slate roof has diamond-pattern ventilation openings on 2
levels; but the feature of special interest is the decorative effect of
their north gables and the linking wall. Gables have tall blind Gothic
arches, and crow-stepped parapets with crocketed finials at the apex;
the wall of coursed sandstone is embattled, and has a crow-stepped
parapet above an arched Gothic doorway with a hoodmould. Probably
intended as ornamental feature of view from Worden Hall, in Leyland CP.

Listing NGR: SD5361720564

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

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