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Wash House Building Approximately 3 Metres South East of Needless Inn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lathom, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5802 / 53°34'48"N

Longitude: -2.8389 / 2°50'19"W

OS Eastings: 344555

OS Northings: 409616

OS Grid: SD445096

Mapcode National: GBR 8WM1.5B

Mapcode Global: WH86J.C8DP

Entry Name: Wash House Building Approximately 3 Metres South East of Needless Inn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386310

Location: Lathom, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Lathom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ormskirk St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/4/72 (South side)
Wash-house building approx. 3m SE of
Needless Inn Farmhouse


Wash-house building with integral privy and store. Probably
later C18 or early C19; slightly altered. Handmade brick in
English garden wall bond (3+1), stone slate roof. Square plan
on east-west axis, partitioned one third from east end, with
privy and store to rear of this partition. Single storey with
a gabled front wall which has a doorway to the left and
2-light sliding sash window next to this under linked lintels,
and a smaller 2-light sliding sash window to the right, with
glazing bars. Four-flue ridge chimney stack rising from
internal partition. The south side has a doorway in the centre
and another at the right-hand end (to the privy); the rear has
a doorway to the store (now covered by shed roof). INTERIOR:
contains cast-iron pump drawing water from well in yard; and a
large rectangular fireplace flanked by washing boilers.
Unusually complete and intact example of its type.

Listing NGR: SD4455509616

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

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