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Latitude: 53.5588 / 53°33'31"N
Longitude: -2.6582 / 2°39'29"W
OS Eastings: 356494
OS Northings: 407106
OS Grid: SD564071
Mapcode National: GBR 9WW9.90
Mapcode Global: WH97R.4TF4
Entry Name: Beech Hill Farm Including Wall to Street
Listing Date: 11 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384452
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484886
Location: Wigan, WN6
Electoral Ward/Division: Wigan West
Built-Up Area: Wigan
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Wigan St Anne, Beech Hill
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SD50NE BEECH HILL LANE
24-1/2/1 (East side)
Beech Hill Farm, including wall to
Farmhouse, now house. Probably later C17; much altered. Scored
render painted white, slate roof. Single-depth 3-bay plan plus
parallel one-bay range on north side.
EXTERIOR: facade of 2 gabled bays, that to the left smaller
and set back; with enlarged windows of 4 and 5 lights at
ground floor, a 3-light window at 1st floor to the left also
slightly enlarged, and a 4-light window to the right with
chamfered mullions; and hood-moulds to all these windows
except that at ground floor to the right. Ridge chimney to
left range; narrow side-wall chimney to the right-hand range.
The 3-bay right-hand return side has 3-light chamfered mullion
windows at 1st floor of the 1st bay and on both floors of the
2nd bay; otherwise, altered.
INTERIOR: the 1st bay of the larger portion has 2 large
chamfered lateral beams and original chamfered joists of
square section, and the 2nd bay has one similar beam with
similar joists. The smaller portion has 2 replacement beams.
At 1st there is a timber-framed partition between these bays,
with exposed tie-beam, and a heavy studded plank door with
elaborate strap hinges below the tie-beam (this doorway now
blocked to the rear), and the 1st bay has a fine chamber
fireplace with a moulded surround and deep triangular lintel.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: wall to street, of coursed sandstone
rubble, approx 1m high, with rounded coping; wide gateway to
yard on right-hand side of house.
Listing NGR: SD5649407106
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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