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South Tunley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrightington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6043 / 53°36'15"N

Longitude: -2.7042 / 2°42'15"W

OS Eastings: 353498

OS Northings: 412204

OS Grid: SD534122

Mapcode National: GBR 9VKR.BP

Mapcode Global: WH86D.FNHQ

Entry Name: South Tunley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357887

Location: Wrightington, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN6

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Wrightington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Wrightington with Heskin St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 SW
5/109 South Tunley Farmhouse

House. 1675, altered C19. Sandstone rubble with concrete tile roof. Half-
H plan. 2 storeys. Continuous plinth. Quoins show some tooling of C19
type. Cross-wings are each of one bay and have windows of 2 lights with
projecting moulded stone surrounds and flat-faced mullions. Recessed
centre has a 3-light mullioned window of C18 type on each floor. Redder
sandstone around these windows suggests rebuilding. To the right is a
single-storey gabled porch which has a chamfered doorway with canted
head. Above the doorway is a stone inscribed: '1675 RHM'. Chimneys, with
brick caps, in line with doorway and on ridge of left-hand (south-west)
cross-wing. The latter has 2 shafts linked by bricks placed diagonally.
Interior: central room has firehood bressumer and a heck forming a baffle
entry. The 2 axial beams have quarter-round mouldings. The front room of
the left-hand cross-wing contains some C17 panelling with scribed
mouldings, including a fireplace surround inscribed: 'R-M 1676'. Other
rooms not examined.

Listing NGR: SD5349812203

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

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