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Wood End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eccleston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6498 / 53°38'59"N

Longitude: -2.7071 / 2°42'25"W

OS Eastings: 353360

OS Northings: 417261

OS Grid: SD533172

Mapcode National: GBR 9VJ7.QD

Mapcode Global: WH866.DJ5C

Entry Name: Wood End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184352

Location: Eccleston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Eccleston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 NW
9/100 Wood End Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. C17, altered in C19. Stone plinth, scored stucco on handmade
brick, slate roof. L-shaped plan: 2 bays with projecting 2-bay crosswing
at left end. Two storeys: gable of wing incorporating porch in angle under
carried-down roof, the open outer doorway segmental-headed, the inner door
plain boarded; gable of wing has one 4-pane sash on each floor, main range
has 2 similar windows on each floor, a chimney on the ridge and another at
the right gable. Right gable has stone steps to granary; rear has
continuous outshut, door to kitchen in 3rd bay, another door to rear gable
of wing, various small windows including one 3-light sliding sash at 1st
floor of middle bay. Interior: kitchen in 3rd bay has inglenook with very
large stop-chamfered bressummer (and this room is unusually short, suggesting
that the partition wall is an insertion); other room in this range has
2 large lateral beams with deep rounded chamfer, stopped; similar beams in
parlour (front) and cheese room (rear) of wing; at 1st floor of wing framed
doorways to bedrooms, the frames all decorated with cyma-stopped chamfer,
and the doors all batten-and-board with 3 rows of studs, 2 ornamental strap
hinges, and a wooden latch.

Listing NGR: SD5336017261

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

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