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Church House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bretherton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6771 / 53°40'37"N

Longitude: -2.794 / 2°47'38"W

OS Eastings: 347649

OS Northings: 420365

OS Grid: SD476203

Mapcode National: GBR 8TXX.XL

Mapcode Global: WH85Z.1TTX

Entry Name: Church House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184281

Location: Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Bretherton

Built-Up Area: Bretherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bretherton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/30 Church House Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1698 on porch, altered. Colour-washed brick with
stone quoins at ground floor, stone slate roof. Three-bay baffle-entry plan
with projecting porch, single-storey rear extension to 3rd bay. Two storeys;
plinth, 2-course band; 2-storey gabled porch in line with ridge chimney at
junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has segmental-headed doorway, square datestone
above the band lettered in relief


segmental-headed 2-light window at 1st floor, and triangular-headed
peepwindows in the sides; to the left, 2 segmental-headed 2-light windows on
each floor and to the right a 2-light casement at ground floor and altered
3-light window above. Rear has segmental-headed windows, mostly altered.
Interior: altered, but housepart in middle bay has inglenook with heck and
bressummer, this and 2 longitudinal beams with stopped 1/4-round moulding; one
similar beam in service end in 1st bay.

Listing NGR: SD4764920365

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