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Chorcliffe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6551 / 53°39'18"N

Longitude: -2.6322 / 2°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 358313

OS Northings: 417810

OS Grid: SD583178

Mapcode National: GBR BV15.XG

Mapcode Global: WH97C.JDS8

Plus Code: 9C5VM949+24

Entry Name: Chorcliffe House

Listing Date: 29 November 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357570

Location: Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorley South East

Built-Up Area: Chorley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Chorley St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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10/54 No.2 (Chorcliffe House)

Large town house, early C19, now flats. Red brick in Flemish bond, stone
dressings, two-span slate roof with one chimney at left gable, 2 at
right gable, 2 on the front ridge and one on the rear ridge. Deep
double-pile plan of 6 bays. Three storeys with stone plinth and coping;
3rd bay, breaking forwards slightly, has a wide elliptical-headed doorway
with margin lights, Doric demi-columns, double doors, triglyph-fluted
frieze and a fanlight with radiating glazing bars and 2 pierced bands,
2nd bay has a service door, with a round-headed and a square window on
one sill to the right of it; otherwise, all openings have sashed windows
with glazing bars, stone sills and heads (splayed at ground and 1st floors).
Right return wall has 3 windows on each upper floor (mostly sashed with
glazing bars). Rear has a canted bay to full height of 3rd bay (large
sashed tripartite windows with glazing bars on first 2 floors, sashed
windows on 3 sides of 2nd floor); doorway with rectangular stone case in
4th bay, 2 stairlight windows above (the 1st Venetian, the 2nd round-
headed, and both with Gothick glazing bars in the heads); other windows
in this wall sashed with glazing bars. Interior: original staircase, and
some original fireplaces, but not fully inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5831317810

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