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Wilcocks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rivington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6353 / 53°38'7"N

Longitude: -2.5577 / 2°33'27"W

OS Eastings: 363217

OS Northings: 415562

OS Grid: SD632155

Mapcode National: GBR BVLD.1L

Mapcode Global: WH97D.PW7H

Entry Name: Wilcocks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184430

Location: Rivington, Chorley, Lancashire, BL6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Rivington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rivington

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 61 NW
10/176 Wilcocks Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1670 on lintel of door, altered and extended in C19.
coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, tiled roof with 2 stone chimneys.
Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan, with added 3rd bay to right. Two storeys;
at right hand end of 2nd bay, in line with ridge chimney, doorway with
chamfered surround and flat triangular head, the lintel lettered in relief
( ) ; to the left a chamfered flush mullion window formerly of 5 lights
but now lacking the 1st and 4th mullions, a formerly 2-light window to the
1st bay (lacking mullion) and between these a small blocked round-headed
window with a triangular lintel (said to have been a toll window); at 1st
floor 3 horizontal rectangular 3-light casements. Added bay to right has a
similar window at 1st floor, an altered vertical rectangular window below.
Rear has inter alia a 2 and a 3-light mullion window at ground floor, the
first blocked and the 2nd with one blocked light and others altered as a
casement. Interior: altered, except for surviving heck wall in housepart
and a wattle-and-daub partition in the 1st bay (now concealed).

Listing NGR: SD6321715562

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

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