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Cattle House Circa 15 Metres North West of Mawdesley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Towngate, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6302 / 53°37'48"N

Longitude: -2.7614 / 2°45'41"W

OS Eastings: 349742

OS Northings: 415116

OS Grid: SD497151

Mapcode National: GBR 9V4G.YF

Mapcode Global: WH86C.K07W

Entry Name: Cattle House Circa 15 Metres North West of Mawdesley Hall

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072503

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184417

Location: Mawdesley, Chorley, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Mawdesley

Built-Up Area: Towngate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Mawdesley with Bispham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/163 Cattle-house c.15 metres
22.10.52 north west of Mawdesley Hall
(formerly listed as Mawdesley
Hall barn)

Cattle-house, now store. C16 or early C17, recently restored. Timber
frame on high sandstone rubble plinth, stone-coloured tile roof. Four-bay
plan with outshut to rear of 3rd bay. Posts and rails make 2 tiers of
square panels, the upper with straight arch-bracing to the wallplate,
panels at the front plastered and painted white, and those at the back
mostly filled with building blocks; 4 doors in each side, those at the
front very regularly disposed, all with cambered wooden lintels framed into
the posts. Interior: roof of 3 collar trusses with arch bracing from the
posts to the tie-beams, angle struts, and straight windbracing to the lower
side of the purlins, doorway into outshut like other doorways. (Note: item
is comparable with cattle house at Littlewood Hall Farm, ULNES WALTON C.P.
q.v., but on more modest scale).

Listing NGR: SD4974215116

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

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