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Sharples Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Sharples Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475921

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge

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

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Listing Text


BOLTON

SD71SW BLACKBURN ROAD
797-1/2/40 (East side)
26/04/74 Sharples Hall Farmhouse

II

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
'A.B.C. archt.'
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD7168712397

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