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Widdows Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tanhouse, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5548 / 53°33'17"N

Longitude: -2.7579 / 2°45'28"W

OS Eastings: 349888

OS Northings: 406726

OS Grid: SD498067

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5B.QF

Mapcode Global: WH86K.LXY7

Entry Name: Widdows Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388979

Location: West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Town: West 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


SKELMERSDALE

SD40NE ELMERS GREEN LANE
783-1/1/17 (East side)
25/06/73 Widdows Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1680 on left gable; altered.
Coursed sandstone rubble, composition tile roof. L-plan formed
by 2-unit main range with added kitchen wing to rear of 1st
unit. Two low storeys and 3 windows; with a C20 glazed porch
to an altered or inserted doorway at the right-hand end, a
large C20 bow window to the left, between these a 5-light
mullioned window with a simple hoodmould, and at 1st floor two
3-light mullioned windows and a small single-light window
between them. Ridge chimney. The left gable wall has mullioned
windows of 5 lights at ground floor and 3 lights above, and a
datestone with raised lettering: I/ WK/ 1680, and to the rear
is a low wing with a C20 porch. The right-hand gable wall has
two 2-light windows at ground floor and one 3-light window
above, all with simple hoodmoulds. C20 addition in rear angle.
INTERIOR: remodelled but 1st bay and back kitchen have
chamfered beams. Forms a group with barn approximately 15
metres west (qv).


Listing NGR: SD4988806726

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

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