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Hawksclough Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Clayton-le-Woods, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7119 / 53°42'42"N

Longitude: -2.6487 / 2°38'55"W

OS Eastings: 357279

OS Northings: 424141

OS Grid: SD572241

Mapcode National: GBR 9TYJ.C3

Mapcode Global: WH96Z.8YYR

Plus Code: 9C5VP962+QG

Entry Name: Hawksclough Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Last Amended: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357593

Location: Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Clayton-le-Woods

Built-Up Area: Bamber Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whittle-le-Woods St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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3/77 Hawksclough Farmhouse
17.4.1967 (Formerly listed as Hawksclough)
- II

Farmhouse, c. 1700 Brick, stone slate roof with 2 gable chimneys
(that on left cut short) and one chimney behind the ridge. L-shaped
plan with 2-storey rear extension to the left. Three storeys, symmetrical,
3 bays, bands on 2 levels; central doorway with gauged brick head and
modern glazed porch; 2 large ground floor windows, 2 above them at 1st
floor and a smaller 1st floor window in the centre all have gauged
segmental brick heads and altered glazing; 2nd floor has oblong casement
windows of 3, 2 and 3 lights (apparently blocked). Details of rear
and interior not available at survey, but interior said to include small
panelled priest's robing room. History: house occupied in early C18 by
Burgess family (descendants of C16 bailiff to Townleys of Burnley) whose
home was used or Catholic Mass during penal times, until the opening of
St. Bedes (q.v.) in 1824.

Listing NGR: SD5727924140

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