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Flash Green Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Higher Wheelton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.696 / 53°41'45"N

Longitude: -2.5893 / 2°35'21"W

OS Eastings: 361184

OS Northings: 422336

OS Grid: SD611223

Mapcode National: GBR BTCP.6T

Mapcode Global: WH976.6C7D

Plus Code: 9C5VMCW6+C7

Entry Name: Flash Green Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Last Amended: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184461

Location: Wheelton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Wheelton

Built-Up Area: Higher Wheelton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Heapey St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD 62 SW Higher Wheelton

6/207 Flash Green Farmhouse
17.4.67 (Formerly listed as in
Buckholes Lane)

Farmhouse now house. Probably later C17 soon extended, with late C18
addition; altered. Mostly coursed thin sandstone rubble with some quoins,
tiled roof. Now T-shaped plan formec by north-south range of 4 bays in
total with short coupled wings in centre of west side, 2 lean-to porches on
east side, and lean-to at north end; probably first built on 2-bay
end-baffle-entry plan, another bay added at the south end, and in C18 a
loomshop added to this. Two storeys; entrance front on east side has
lean-to porch with side door, to right of this 2 horizontal rectangular
windows on each floor, that at ground left a 3-light double-chamfered
mullion window, others altered; vertical joint visible above top left
corner of porch; left of porch a blocked doorway, a 4-light double-
chamfered mullion window at ground floor (lacking 2 mullions), with damaged
hoodmould, and a similar 3-light window above (lacking both mullions), and
an inserted door and modern glazed pcrch; altered C18 addition continued to
left. Rear (west side) has coupled gabled 2-storey wings with quoins at
1st floor of junction and other signs of alteration in the masonry, each
wing with one mullioned window on each floor, lacking most mullions but all
with hoodmoulds, and those in the left part higher (possibly formerly a
stairturret); to the left one similar window similarly altered on each
floor, and a square window on each floor of the end bay; to right, rear
wall of loomshop has an altered triple window at ground floor, altered
oblong window above. Interior: housepart in present 3rd bay has inglenook
with chamfered stone heck, 1/4-round moulded bressummer, carved
saltcupboard built into heck; 2nd bay (early addition) has smaller
inglenook with chamfered bressumer; otherwise altered.

Listing NGR: SD6118422336

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