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Vale House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoghton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7357 / 53°44'8"N

Longitude: -2.5681 / 2°34'4"W

OS Eastings: 362625

OS Northings: 426739

OS Grid: SD626267

Mapcode National: GBR BTH7.TL

Mapcode Global: WH970.JCBH

Entry Name: Vale House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184405

Location: Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Hoghton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Hoghton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 62 NW
2/151 Vale House Farmhouse
- II

House, now farmhouse. Later C18, possibly with earlier origins, altered.
Watershot coursed sandstone with quoins, stone slate (rear) and slate roof,
with brick chimney stacks at the gables. Double-depth 3-bay plan. Three
storeys, symmetrical; 1st floor band; eaves brackets; central glazed and
panelled door with shallow rectangular 3-pane fanlight, two 4-pane sashed
windows at ground floor and 3 at 1st floor, most with splayed stone heads,
3 small 6-pane sashes at 2nd floor. Left gable wall has two 4-pane sashes
at ground floor; right gable wall has 3 windows at ground floor and 2 at
1st floor (one blind). Rear has inter alia a doorway with plain surround,
above this a tall 2-stage stairlight with flat flush mullion and transom
and 3 panes in each light; at 2nd floor two 2-light flush mullion windows
with 6 panes in each light, and a single-storey extension to the rear of
the 3rd bay. Interior: has 19 rooms including 4 cellars. History:
associated with the de Hoghton family of Hoghton tower (q.v.); said to have
been built as a gentleman's residence, the farmhouse itself now

Listing NGR: SD6262526738

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

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