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Fir Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainford, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.506 / 53°30'21"N

Longitude: -2.7466 / 2°44'47"W

OS Eastings: 350576

OS Northings: 401291

OS Grid: SD505012

Mapcode National: GBR 9W8W.4X

Mapcode Global: WH86Y.S48L

Entry Name: Fir Tree House

Listing Date: 23 August 1966

Last Amended: 10 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402583

Location: Rainford, St. Helens, WA11

County: St. Helens

Civil Parish: Rainford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Rainford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 50 SW
8/46

BILLINGE-WITH-WINSTANLEY
PIMBO ROAD (north side)
Fir Tree House

(Formerly listed as Fir Tree Farmhouse)

23.8.66

GV
II
Farmhouse. Datestone inscribed: "IHE/1704". Dressed stone
with slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Base dropped to
entrance, the chamfer continued round, and 2 bands; quoins.
Hollow-chamfered surrounds to windows, with C20 paired
sashes. Entrance has moulded surround and C20 door.
Datestone between central 1st floor windows has architrave
and cable mould. Stack in roof slope. Windows to returns
have dripstones. Rear has recessed-chamfered-mullioned
windows, one of 5 lights to ground floor, of 2 lights and 4
lights to 1st floor; lean-to porch. Interior has chamfered
beams with stepped stops. Back-to-back stone fireplaces, one
with recessed Tudor-arched head, the other with corbelled
lintel; 1st floor fireplaces, one with simple chamfered
Tudor-headed opening, the other with ovolo-moulded opening
with recessed Tudor head. Some walls-are timber framed with
laths for wattle-and-daub. Stair has moulded handrail square
newels and C20 balusters.


Listing NGR: SD5057601291

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

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