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Barn and Shippon on East Side of Road, Opposite Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Anderton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6154 / 53°36'55"N

Longitude: -2.5788 / 2°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 361810

OS Northings: 413366

OS Grid: SD618133

Mapcode National: GBR BVFM.HP

Mapcode Global: WH97L.CD85

Plus Code: 9C5VJC8C+5F

Entry Name: Barn and Shippon on East Side of Road, Opposite Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Last Amended: 17 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184260

ID on this website: 101362111

Location: Grimeford Village, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Anderton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Adlington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Barn Cowshed

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SD 61 SW
17.4.67 Barn and shippon on east
side of road, opposite
Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

Barn, dated 1588 below eaves on north side, altered, with attached shippon
or stable dated 1683 at 1st floor of west side. Squared sandstone with
quoins, slate roofs with some stone slate. Barn is gable to road, shippon
attached at right angles to far end of south side. Six-bay has various
slit breathers at upper level of north side, and in west gable (which has
been rebuilt following collapse); opposed wagon doorways to 3rd bay (from
the west end), that on the south side flanked by later lean-to additions;
to the right of the wagon door to the north side a chamfered Tudor-arched
doorway, now blocked, immediately above the lintel a triple-recessed small
square opening, and under the eaves at the east end a rectangular datestone
lettered in relief ANO. Visible in the south wall to the right of the
wagon entrance, now in the shippon, is another blocked doorway, with a
humped lintel. Interior: inner side of west jamb of north wagon entrance
has a jambstone crudely incised with a "Celtic head"; at west end 3
original collar trusses with curved windbracing to overlapped purlins.
Attached shippon of 2 bays (the 2nd set back), 1½ storeys, has a doorway to
the 1st bay, at ground floor of 2nd bay an exceptionally large rectangular
lintel (backed internally by a cambered beam) with a small window beneath
it, and above this a square opening to the loft, a datestone to the right
of this lettered in relief F (= Foster, Robert and Margaret). Said to
have been used as workshop by Samuel Oldknow of Roscoe Lowe Farmhouse

Listing NGR: SD6181013366

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