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Plant Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsbottom, Bury

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Latitude: 53.6447 / 53°38'40"N

Longitude: -2.3328 / 2°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 378097

OS Northings: 416515

OS Grid: SD780165

Mapcode National: GBR DV49.R6

Mapcode Global: WH97J.4NF8

Entry Name: Plant Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210667

Location: Bury, BL8

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Ramsbottom

Built-Up Area: Ramsbottom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Holcombe and Hawkshaw

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

- Plant Farmhouse

- II

1739, extended 1793. Coursed rubble in 2 builds, that of 1793 in larger, squared
courses. 2 storeys. Original, right-hand section has 2 windows of 4 lights with
flush mullions and surrounds. Drip-moulds over ground floor windows, the left-hand
of which is taller, the sill having been dropped, perhaps in 1793. Doorway on left
with large lintel inscribed "P/WA/1739" (referring to William Plant). Ledged door.
Flush quoins. Height of this section raised by 3 courses in same build as later left-
hand section. This has 2 double-light windows on ground floor and 3-light window
centrally above, all with flush mullions. Flush quoins. Datestone "WM/W/1793"
refers to Woodcock family who married into Plant family. Stone slab roof. Rear has
less regular mullioned windows, including transomed stair window.

Listing NGR: SD7809716515

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