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Roecroft Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ulnes Walton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6642 / 53°39'51"N

Longitude: -2.7429 / 2°44'34"W

OS Eastings: 351009

OS Northings: 418890

OS Grid: SD510188

Mapcode National: GBR 9V82.Z7

Mapcode Global: WH865.V519

Entry Name: Roecroft Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184450

Location: Ulnes Walton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Ulnes Walton

Built-Up Area: Ulnes Walton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Croston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 NW
9/196 Roecroft Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Earlier C18, altered and enlarged in C19. Handmade brick with
stone quoins on chamfered sandstone plinth, graduated stone slate roof.
Double-depth 2-bay plan. Two and a half storeys, symmetrical; bands on 2
levels, both of 3 courses but the upper with a recessed middle course; patched
masonry in place of former central doorway, 2 square windows on each floor,
all with segmental gauged brick heads, glazing altered; in centre of eaves a
gabled ½-dormer; gable chimneys. Left gable covered by C19 addition. Right
gable wall has an inserted doorway with elliptical head, a blocked 2-light
cellar window in the plinth, and 2 stairwindows, both with segmental gauged
brick heads, the lower with a 3-course band over it and the upper with a
segmental label. Rear has 2 windows on each floor like those at the front
(but with different glazing) and a small inserted window in the centre of each
floor. Two-storey single-bay C19 addition to left. Interior: stopped
ovolo-moulded beams in front rooms, stopped chamfered beams in rear room;
timber-framed partition walls; dog-legged staircase with closed string,
rectangular newels, turned balusters, and moulded handrail; upper cruck roof
truss. (Note: Comparable with Nixons Farmhouse, q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5101018903

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

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