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Lower Balcony Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Up Holland, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5262 / 53°31'34"N

Longitude: -2.7435 / 2°44'36"W

OS Eastings: 350808

OS Northings: 403539

OS Grid: SD508035

Mapcode National: GBR 9W8N.VP

Mapcode Global: WH86R.TMRL

Plus Code: 9C5VG7G4+FJ

Entry Name: Lower Balcony Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Last Amended: 11 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389029

Location: Up Holland, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Up Holland

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Up Holland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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783-1/4/59 (West side)
25/06/73 Lower Balcony Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Lower Balcony Farmhouse and gate


Farmhouse. Probably mid C19. Coursed squared sandstone, stone
slate roof. Double-depth double-fronted plan with projected
centre. Jacobean style. Two storeys and attic, 1:1:1 windows,
the centre breaking forwards to form a 2-storey gabled porch;
with a plinth, a moulded string-course and ridged gable
copings with kneelers. The porch has a square-headed doorway
with double-chamfered surround, board door with overlight, and
a hoodmould with deep returned ends, and a 12-pane sashed
window above; the flanking bays have 16-pane unhorned sashed
windows; and all these windows have raised surrounds with
double-chamfered reveals. Gable chimneys (that to right
rebuilt in brick). The rear has similar fenestration, and a
single-storey gabled porch in matching style. Forms a group
with associated farm buildings round cobbled farmyard to rear:
coach house and cart shed range on west side (qv), cottages
(qv) and shippon range (qv) on east side, and barn at north
end (qv).

Listing NGR: SD5080803539

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