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Thatch Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Burscough, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6184 / 53°37'6"N

Longitude: -2.8232 / 2°49'23"W

OS Eastings: 345645

OS Northings: 413856

OS Grid: SD456138

Mapcode National: GBR 8VQL.LM

Mapcode Global: WH86B.L9VW

Entry Name: Thatch Cottage

Listing Date: 11 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386268

Location: Burscough, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Burscough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burscough Bridge St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/3/28 (West side)
11/08/72 Thatch Cottage


Farmhouse, now house. Probably later C17; remodelled and
recently enlarged. Cruck frame with later brick cladding now
rendered and painted white, restored thatched roof. Four bays,
the 1st formerly a shippon. One-and-a-half storeys; all
openings altered: doorway formerly at junction of 3rd and 4th
bays, in line with chimney, but entrance now in 2nd bay, C20
windows inserted and chimney removed; renewed thatched roof
with prominent oversailing eaves and 2 large dormers,
replacing former thatched roof with eaves almost flush with
walls and very low small windows just under eaves.
(Photographic). C20 two-storey wing recently added to rear.
INTERIOR: remains of three cruck trusses: one at the junction
of the 1st and 2nd bays, with blades terminating above a
collar and a kingpost mounted on this, and strongly curved
windbraces; a similar truss at the gable end of the 4th bay,
also with a king-post mounted on a collar, and one similar
windbrace; and the front blade of another truss at the
junction of the 2nd and 3rd bays, with a similar kingpost and
similar wind-braces on both sides.

Listing NGR: SD4564513856

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