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Farmhouse Circa 20 Metres East of Watson Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bretherton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6818 / 53°40'54"N

Longitude: -2.8002 / 2°48'0"W

OS Eastings: 347241

OS Northings: 420886

OS Grid: SD472208

Mapcode National: GBR 8TWV.KX

Mapcode Global: WH85Y.YQQC

Entry Name: Farmhouse Circa 20 Metres East of Watson Cottage

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184273

Location: Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Bretherton

Built-Up Area: Bretherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bretherton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/22 Farmhouse c.20m east of Watson
- Cottage
- II

Farmhouse, dated 1702 on porch. Handmade brick, corrugated iron roof, eaves
raised by 6 courses. Three-bay baffle entry plan with projecting porch. Two
storeys; 2-course band; 2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge chimney at
junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has segmental-headed outer doorway, above the
band a worn datestone incribed B , a blocked 1st floor window, in the right
side an enlarged window, and some stone quoins at ground floor level; two
3-light casements on each floor to the left (all apparently altered) and
between these at mid-level a small 2-light window with chamfered brick
mullion, now blocked (perhaps a stairlight); one altered window on each floor
to the right. Left gable wall has two 2-light sliding sash windows; rear has
inter alia a 2-light firewindow, a 2-light window at ground floor of 3rd bay
and a 3-light window above, all these blocked but with remains of mullions,
and those at ground floor with brick labels. Chimneys on ridge and at left
gable. Interior not inspected, but 1/4-round moulded beams visible.

Listing NGR: SD4724120886

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

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