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Critchley's Farmhouse (West Part Only)

A Grade II Listed Building in Heapey, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6802 / 53°40'48"N

Longitude: -2.6105 / 2°36'37"W

OS Eastings: 359774

OS Northings: 420583

OS Grid: SD597205

Mapcode National: GBR BT6W.MH

Mapcode Global: WH975.WR3L

Entry Name: Critchley's Farmhouse (West Part Only)

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184373

Location: Heapey, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Heapey

Built-Up Area: Wheelton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Heapey St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 52 SE
5/119 Critchley's Farmhouse
- (west part only)
- II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably early C17, altered. Squared sandstone with
quoins, stone slate roof with brick chimney at gable. Two bays. One-and-a-
half storeys; modern stone porch at right hand end (overlapping later
addition at this end), 2 square but unequal windows at ground floor
(2-and 3-light casements), a small 2-light casement in the eaves above the
second of these. Rear wall of different builds, with an irregular stepped
junction between: small random rubble to the 2nd bay, squared stone in
diminishing courses to the 1st bay, this part set back slightly; 2 inserted
windows to the 1st bay, a doorway altered as a window in the 2nd bay.
Interior: timber framed post-and-rail partition wall with wattle-and-daub
infil and the lintel of a doorway framed into the front end; similar
service-room partition in 1st bay (part removed); at 1st floor a large
collar truss, the tie beam severed in the centre by an anciently-inserted
doorway with arched head undercut in the collar.

Listing NGR: SD5977420583

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

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