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Latitude: 53.6041 / 53°36'14"N
Longitude: -2.4685 / 2°28'6"W
OS Eastings: 369095
OS Northings: 412048
OS Grid: SD690120
Mapcode National: GBR CV6R.CR
Mapcode Global: WH97N.1NSX
Plus Code: 9C5VJG3J+JH
Entry Name: Sheephouse Farmhouse and Attached Cottages and Stone Barn
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Last Amended: 30 April 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388278
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476278
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Smithills
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Halliwell St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD61SE SMITHILLS DEAN ROAD
797-1/1/216 (West side (off))
26/04/74 Sheephouse Farmhouse and attached
cottages and stone barn
(Formerly Listed as:
SMITHHILLS DEAN ROAD
Sheep House Farmhouse. Stone Barn
attached to Sheep House Farmhouse.)
Farmhouse with attached cottages and barn. The house probably
originally late C17 or early C18, extended to rear early C19.
Cottages probably late C18, and barn dated 1862, extended by
the addition of shippons in 1901. Coursed and squared stone
with stone flagged and slate roofs.
EXTERIOR AND PLAN: earliest building, the main part of the
house, faces south: 2 storeys, 2-window range with doorway to
right, and two 3-light mullioned windows on each floor. Axial
stack. Rear wing of farmhouse probably added early C19.
Cottages adjoin the farmhouse to the rear (and are wrapped by
the rear extensions of the farmhouse). Each a single unit,
double pile plan, with doorway to left, and single window on
each floor, all with plain stone lintels. Central stack.
Barn is rock-faced rubble, a double ridged building, with wide
segmentally arched opposed entrances to threshing floor, and
datestone above the northern doorway.
INTERNAL: structure consists of paired kingpost trusses
supported by central cast-iron columns.
The farm formed part of the Ainsworth's Smithills hall estate.
Listing NGR: SD6909512048
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