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Farm Building, the Southern of 2 Parallel Ranges Circa 100 Metres West of Bank Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bretherton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6767 / 53°40'36"N

Longitude: -2.816 / 2°48'57"W

OS Eastings: 346195

OS Northings: 420339

OS Grid: SD461203

Mapcode National: GBR 8TSX.4Q

Mapcode Global: WH85Y.QV86

Plus Code: 9C5VM5GM+MJ

Entry Name: Farm Building, the Southern of 2 Parallel Ranges Circa 100 Metres West of Bank Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184270

Location: Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Bretherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bretherton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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SD 42 SE
3/19 Farm building, the southern of 2
parallel ranges c.100 metres
- west of Bank Hall Farmhouse

Farm building housing several functions under one roof (probably stables,
cowhouse, barn). C17, subsequently extended and altered. Handmade brick with
some stone quoins, steeply-pitched stone slate roof. Rectangular plan of
unusual length (c.75 metres), on east-west axis; short modern addition at east
end (not included in the item); on south side, next to this addition, a
doorway with long and short jambstones and large stone lintel undercut to make
a segmental head, a brick label over this, a modern window next to this door
and another above; beyond, 7 segmental-headed windows at ground floor and
another above in the centre (probably a stairlight), but no windows at the
west end. North side has several stable doors, 2 sliding doors in the centre,
a wagon door to the west end, and at 1st floor slit breathers on 2 levels and
2 square loading doors. West gable wall has short brick ledges evenly
distributed over the whole surface (purpose unknown), a loading door in the
gable and a blocked one immediately beneath. Interior not inspected but
straight windbracing to the roof visible in some parts. History: associated
with Bank Hall, q.v.

Listing NGR: SD4619520339

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