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Walkers Hill Farmhouse and Attached Barn and Shippon

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanley, Blackpool

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Latitude: 53.7916 / 53°47'29"N

Longitude: -3.0167 / 3°0'59"W

OS Eastings: 333122

OS Northings: 433285

OS Grid: SD331332

Mapcode National: GBR ZSM.53

Mapcode Global: WH858.MYPP

Plus Code: 9C5RQXRM+J8

Entry Name: Walkers Hill Farmhouse and Attached Barn and Shippon

Listing Date: 31 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183684

Location: Stanley, Blackpool, FY4

County: Blackpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanley

Built-Up Area: Blackpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Saint Christopher and Saint Nicholas Blackpool

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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3/19 Walker's Hill Farmhouse
and attached barn and

- II

Farmhouse (unoccupied at time of inspection, October 1989). Last quarter of
C18. Cobbles with some brick; roofs originally thatched, now corrugated iron
(over house). Slate and corrugated asbestos over barn/shippon. Plan: house
with parlour/kitchen with 2 small service rooms; barn and shippon attached (but
of different build, possibly c.1800). House, 2 storeys, regular 2-window range
with door to left; all windows with Yorkshire sashes. Rear with 2 ground-floor
windows. Barn with large waggon doors and door to shippon; rear projects beyond
line of house. The shippon roof is partially collapsed. Interior: remarkably
intact fittings and plan. Flag floor; 2 shallow-chamfered ceiling beams with
original joists; brick baffle (or heck) partition. Slightly lower iron fire
surround with decorative panels and paterae; Victorian range (by Hallmark & Gill
of Blackpool). Winder stair to rear. Service rooms divided by axial partition;
simple sunken panel doors with strap hinges throughout. The first floor retains
its early low partitions, planked, the doors with strap hinges. Roof: side
purlins and ridge piece. The house is divided by a full height division. A
rare survival of a C18 Fylde cobble-built farmhouse (the only one surviving in
Blackpool District).

Listing NGR: SD3312233284

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