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Old Gore Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Altcar, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5234 / 53°31'24"N

Longitude: -2.9641 / 2°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 336179

OS Northings: 403400

OS Grid: SD361034

Mapcode National: GBR 7WRP.2P

Mapcode Global: WH86N.FPRS

Entry Name: Old Gore Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357817

Location: Great Altcar, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L31

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Great Altcar

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Altcar St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 30 SE
12/3 Old Gore Farmhouse

House. Probably mid C17. 3-cell lobby-entry plan. Brick in English garden
wall bond on stone plinth. Slate roof. 2 storeys. Continuous roof swept
down over 2-storey porch and over projecting wing at left. Windows have
plastered surrounds and are mostly recessed and chamfered with mullions.
The wing has one of 6 lights on the ground floor and 5 lights on the 1st
floor. To each side of the porch there is one bay with 5-light windows.
Those on the 1st floor have timber casements in chamfered surrounds. The
1st floor window of the porch is now blocked and is of 2 lights. The
doorway, offset to the right, has round arch and rendered surround. To
its left is a stone plaque with shields of arms and date '1596'. This
would be an unusually early date for a lobby-entry house of this type.
Chimneys at left and in line with porch.Interior: the middle room on the
ground floor contains a fireplace with firehood bressumer. In the front
window are 3 painted glass quarries which include the Molyneux shield of
arms. The dog-leg stair is probably C18. It has a closed string, turned
balusters, a pine handrail and square pine newels.

Listing NGR: SD3617903400

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

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