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Farm Buildings at Harricroft Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.6046 / 53°36'16"N

Longitude: -2.4517 / 2°27'6"W

OS Eastings: 370205

OS Northings: 412100

OS Grid: SD702121

Mapcode National: GBR CVBR.0K

Mapcode Global: WH97N.9NRH

Plus Code: 9C5VJG3X+R8

Entry Name: Farm Buildings at Harricroft Farm

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476197

Location: Astley Bridge, Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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797-1/2/167 (West side (off))
26/04/74 Farm buildings at Harricroft Farm
(Formerly Listed as:
Harricroft Farmhouse and buildings
to north)


Farm buildings, comprising main barn, shippons and stables
around a yard. The barn is dated 1832, the shippons and stable
range may be somewhat earlier. Well-coursed and squared stone
to barn, rougher rubble to shippons and stable; heavy slate
EXTERIOR AND PLAN: main barn is L-plan, with 2-storey southern
range, perhaps originally intended as stabling. 3 doors, 2 now
windows and partially blocked, each with window alongside.
Single semi-circular window towards the right, with stressed
architrave with keystone. 2 bulls-eye windows at upper level,
each side of date stone, with initials 'R.A.'. Ventilation
slits below these upper windows.
Return wing to rear has full-height segmentally arched
opposing doors, with 2 windows to right, and a semi-circular
window to left, with stressed architrave with keystone.
Ventilation slits above. Heavy voussoirs and keystones to main
entrance arches, the other openings with flat lintels.
Shippons adjoin barn at right angles, and together with the
stable range, enclose the yard: single storey, with central
and outer doorways divided by windows, the central doorway
itself now a window. Stable range at right angles
substantially altered and partially rebuilt in brick.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD7020512100

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