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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE BENT FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1067898

Location

THE BENT FARMHOUSE, BENT LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
TraffordMetropolitan AuthorityWarburton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212937

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History

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Details

SJ 78 NW WARBURTON BENT LANE (west side)

6/176 The Bent - Farmhouse

G.V. II

Farmhouse. "Built R.D. A.D:1600 R.E.E.W Restored A.D:1880" on tie beam (Richard Drinkwater and Roland Eyles Egerton- Warburton). Restoration by John Douglas. Stone plinth; brick front with terracotta dressings and restored timber framed gables; box framed rear with brick nogging; clay tile roof. Heavy restoration of a large 3-unit baffle-entry plan with 2 storeys, projecting crosswing (formerly kitchen and parlour) to right of house-part and utility rooms to the right of that. 5 bays to left of crosswing and 2 to right. Stone plinth, continuous hoodmould, lozenge-shaped decorative brickwork to first floor and overhanging eaves. Five 2-light, one 3-light and two 4-light windows to ground floor;one 1-light, three 3-light and one 4-light to first. All have ovolo-moulded terracotta mullions and cast iron casements with glazing bars. Porch (C19) in bay 3, gables over bay 3 and 4, and 5 with enriched bressumers and finials. 3 structural bays of box framing at rear and remnants in crosswing are well preserved and include a blocked 3-light ovolo-moulded timber mullion window and diagonal braces. Projecting stone bay with chamfered mullion windows to house-part. 3 decorative brick chimney stacks. Interior, has C17 ovolo moulded beams throughout ground floor, including a bressumer beam over an inglenook fire with former fire-window. Jacobean (and maybe some older) oak panelling in bay-window. A good early example with interesting Douglas restoration.

Listing NGR: SJ7041189163

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National Grid Reference: SJ 70411 89163

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