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Latitude: 53.6074 / 53°36'26"N
Longitude: -2.4294 / 2°25'45"W
OS Eastings: 371687
OS Northings: 412397
OS Grid: SD716123
Mapcode National: GBR CVGQ.VL
Mapcode Global: WH97N.NLCC
Plus Code: 9C5VJH4C+W7
Entry Name: Sharples Hall Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475921
Location: Astley Bridge, Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
Tagged with: Farmhouse
SD71SW BLACKBURN ROAD
797-1/2/40 (East side)
26/04/74 Sharples Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now a house. Dated 1843. Well coursed and squared
tooled stone with graded slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4-window range with main entrance to left
of centre, and an additional doorway to the right, both in
chamfered architraves. Four 2-light mullioned windows to first
floor, and mullioned and transomed windows of 2 and 3 lights
below. Coped gable to right, corbelled gable end stack to
left, and axial stack between the 2 right-hand units. Stacks
have twist and lozenge decoration. Rear wing to north, with
segmental oriel window sprung from paired corbels to ground
floor, and 2-light mullioned window above. Ornate coped gable
with exaggerated kneelers.
In the angle of the wing, a lean-to roof sweeps down over a
formerly open verandah now glassed in, and a single bay with
wide arched window on each floor adjacent to the wing, the
upper window in a gabled dormer. Doorway to verandah in return
wall, with coped gable with stag head in high relief over the
entrance. In the main south gable of the house, datestone with
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SD7168712397
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