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Head O'th' Marsh Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brindle, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7189 / 53°43'8"N

Longitude: -2.587 / 2°35'13"W

OS Eastings: 361360

OS Northings: 424885

OS Grid: SD613248

Mapcode National: GBR BTCF.QL

Mapcode Global: WH970.7SCC

Plus Code: 9C5VPC97+H6

Entry Name: Head O'th' Marsh Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184286

Location: Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Brindle

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Brindle St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD 62 SW
6/35 Head o'th' Marsh Farmhouse
- II*

Farmhouse. Dated 1692 on lintel of inner doorway; altered. Coursed squared
sandstone, slate roof with ridge chimney. Three-bay baffle-entry plan. Two
storeys; continuous dripcourse; modern porch in line with ridge chimney at
junction of 1st and 2nd bays, the lintel of the inner doorway lettered in
relief G ; 4 slightly-recessed mullioned windows on each floor, 2,
16 W : E 92
5, 3 and 2 lights at ground floor and 3, 1, 5 and 3 above. Left gable has
similar 3-light window at ground floor and another altered as a casement
above, both with hoodmoulds; rear has 5 similar windows at 1st floor, 5 lights
in the centre otherwise all 2 lights; most prominent feature of rear is an
unusual 2-storey gabled porch or bay at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, possibly
a C19 addition, built of large dressed blocks and with deeply splayed corners
at ground floor, the upper level corbelled over them: this has a doorway in
the centre flanked by 2-light windows in the corners, a similar window at 1st
floor, and in the apex of the gable coping a Celtic head. Interior:
baffle-entry heck, inglenook bressummer, ovolo-moulded beams in housepart, and
imitations of these in the 1st bay (these not of timber).

Listing NGR: SD6136024885

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