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Moon's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodplumpton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8195 / 53°49'10"N

Longitude: -2.7554 / 2°45'19"W

OS Eastings: 350364

OS Northings: 436176

OS Grid: SD503361

Mapcode National: GBR 9S68.8K

Mapcode Global: WH85D.N837

Entry Name: Moon's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185857

Location: Woodplumpton, Preston, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Woodplumpton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Barton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 53 NW

Moon's Farmhouse


Farmhouse, dated 1698 internally. Handmade brick covered unevenly with
roughcast and painted white, steeply-pitched roof of corrugated sheet
(probably over thatch) with boarded eaves, a chimney on the ridge at the
junction of the 2nd and 3rd bays, another in front of the ridge at the left
gable. Three-bay baffle-entry plan with partial outshut to rear of 1st bay.
Two storeys, walls at 1st floor slightly set back (perhaps raised at an early
date); at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays a single-storey gabled porch with
segmental-headed opening in front and small rectangular peepholes in the
sides, a 6-panelled inner door; 3 sliding sash windows on each floor, those at
ground floor all of 3 lights with remains of labels over them, those above all
of 2 lights. Both gable and rear walls have similar old labels, mostly over
blocked windows: left has one at ground floor and 2 above (one a 2-light
sliding sash), right has one on each floor (the upper longer); rear of outshut
to 1st bay has labels to pantry window, blocked stairlight and blocked little
window below this, rear of housepart has a long stepped label broken in the
centre by an inserted sliding sash, and at 1st floor a small window in one
light of what appears to have been a 6-light mullioned window; 3rd bay has
back door and a fixed window. Interior: housepart has inglenook bressummer
and 2 beams with tongue-stopped ovolo moulding, a carved wooden spicecupboard
lettered I T 1698; parlour has one similar beam; pantry has a chamfered beam and
wooden 1/4-turn staircase. (Third bay altered). First floor open to the
rafters. Reference R.C. Watson and M.E. McClintock Traditional Houses of the
Fylde (1979) pp.68-70]

Listing NGR: SD5036436176

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