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Taylor's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lathom, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5891 / 53°35'20"N

Longitude: -2.8202 / 2°49'12"W

OS Eastings: 345802

OS Northings: 410590

OS Grid: SD458105

Mapcode National: GBR 8VRY.74

Mapcode Global: WH86J.N17W

Entry Name: Taylor's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386302

Location: Lathom, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Lathom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ormskirk St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/3/64 (East side)
11/06/91 Taylor's Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Later C17, probably in 2 or more builds; altered.
Coursed sandstone rubble and some handmade red brick, stone
slate roof. T-plan formed by 2-unit baffle-entry main range
with crosswing to the left and outshut to the rear of the
right-hand end.
Two storeys, 1:2 windows, with a blocked former principal
doorway at the junction of the 2nd and 3rd bays, and an
inserted doorway to the right of that, protected by a C20
glazed porch; one window on each floor to the left, that at
ground floor with a simple hoodmould, one on each floor to the
right, and one on each floor of the wing, all now C20
casements with raised sills and concrete lintels. Former ridge
chimney at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays now removed; gable
chimney to the right, and corner chimney to the wing. The
return wall of the wing has an inserted doorway and inserted
The gable of the right-hand end is of handmade red brick. At
the rear the gable of the wing has a 3-light casement at
ground floor and a 3-light horizontal sliding sash at 1st
floor, the main range has 3-light sliding sashes on both
floors, and the outshut (which is not tied in) has a 4-pane
bottom-hinged casement and a blocked doorway.
INTERIOR: the house part has an inglenook with a very large
moulded bressummer, a large lateral beam with quarter-round
moulding, and at the lower end 2 wide doorways with fielded
panel doors; the parlour in the wing has a stop-chamfered beam
with forked outer end; the 3rd bay has simpler beams; altered
staircase in rear room of wing, former staircase in 3rd bay
removed; 1st floor not inspected but said to have more beams.

Listing NGR: SD4580210590

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

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