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Brown House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wheelton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6986 / 53°41'55"N

Longitude: -2.597 / 2°35'49"W

OS Eastings: 360682

OS Northings: 422630

OS Grid: SD606226

Mapcode National: GBR BT9N.KW

Mapcode Global: WH976.29MD

Entry Name: Brown House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184460

Location: Wheelton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Wheelton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Heapey St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 62 SW
Higher Wheelton
6/206 Brown House Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1697 on lintel, enlarged in C18; altered.
Coursed sandstone rubble, stone slate roof with gable copings and kneelers,
brick chimneys. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan with shallow rear outshut to
1st bay now covered by full-with double-depth addition built at right
angles. Two storeys; high chamfered plinth; doorway at right hand end (in
line with gable chimney) has moulded surround, the moulding on the lintel
stepped over a square recess containing a "4-leaf clover", and hoodmould
run out to left over a recessed 5-light mullioned window lacking 2
mullions; above the hoodmould over the door a recessed decorated datestone
lettered in relief R ; lst bay has a recessed 3-light mullion window
with hoodmould, 1st floor has at right end above door a similar 2-light
window, and 2 other windows, both with a remaining chamfered flush
mullion. Added chimney on centre of ridge. Left gable wall has an altered
window with remains of a hoodmould at ground floor, and 2 and 3-light
windows above, both with hoodmoulds, the former lacking one mullion.
Modern lean-to extension covers junction with rear wing, which has altered
flat mullion windows on both floors on this side (possibly formerly a
loomshop) and on the other side 2 doors and 2 windows at ground floor,
altered flat mullion windows above. Interior: altered, but front part of
1st bay (former parlour) has one stop-chamfered beam.

Listing NGR: SD6068222630

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

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