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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tanhouse, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5551 / 53°33'18"N

Longitude: -2.7589 / 2°45'32"W

OS Eastings: 349820

OS Northings: 406762

OS Grid: SD498067

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5B.HB

Mapcode Global: WH86K.LWFZ

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Last Amended: 11 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388982

Location: West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Tanhouse

Built-Up Area: Skelmersdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Dalton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


783-1/1/20 (East side)
25/06/73 Yew Tree Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Yew Tree House & adjoining barn)


Farmhouse with attached barn, (barn not included), now 2
dwellings. Dated 1679 on gable of wing and 1710 on main range,
but probably earlier; altered. Coursed sandstone rubble
painted white with stone dressings painted black; stone slate
roof. Shallow U-plan formed by one-bay hall range with 2-bay
One-and-a-half storey main range and 2-storey wings, 1:1:1
windows; with a plinth and 1st floor band to the centre and
the left wing, a central doorway with rectangular lintel,
flanked by 12-pane top-hung casement windows, a datestone over
the door with raised lettering: C/ TE/ 1710, and above this a
gabled half-dormer with a window like those below. The left
wing has a square casement window on each floor, both with
raised sills and the upper with a floating band over it. The
right-hand wing has an oblong window on each floor, the lower
offset to the left and both with raised sills, thin lintels
and altered glazing, and a datestone in the gable with raised
lettering: C/ II/ 1679. Ridge chimney at junction with
right-hand wing, corner chimney to this wing.
Rear has lean-to outshut to main range, and C20 wing.
INTERIOR: timber-framed partition walls to the wings; former
lateral partition of right-hand wing removed; principal-rafter
roof truss with curved principals and superimposed apex.

Listing NGR: SD4982006762

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

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