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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 184437
Location: GREAT HOUSE BARN, RIVINGTON LANE
  RIVINGTON, CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 28 September 2003
Date listed: 22 October 1952
Date of last amendment: 22 October 1952
Grade II

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RIVINGTONRIVINGTON LANESD 61 SW14/18422.10.52Great House BarnGVII

RIVINGTON RIVINGTON LANE SD 61 SW 14/184 22.10.52 Great House Barn GV II Barn, now cafe. Probably C16, but dated 1702 in gable; reduced; restored, altered and enlarged c.1905 by Jonathan Simpson for Lord Leverhulme. Cruck frame, cladding of squared sandstone and stone slates. Now 3 bays but formerly longer, with aisles added c.1905, the roof carried down over them on flatter pitch to a very low level; now very broad south gable wall has Tudor-style timber-framed porch in centre (C20), a large 5-light flush mullion window on each side and similar 4-light window over the porch, a datestone above this window lettered in relief A north gable has a T A R 1702 continuous 17-light window at ground floor and 4-light window above. Interior: 2 full cruck trusses on very large boulder padstones, with blades of large scantling, collars, yokes, and replacement tie-beams; aisles blades principals, dorsals and windbraced purlins appear to be all modern additions. Reference: VCH Lancs V p.289.

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