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Bell Farmhouse, Caton-with-Littledale

Description: Bell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182100

OS Grid Reference: SD5533465219
OS Grid Coordinates: 355334, 465219
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0809, -2.6842

Location: Rakes Road, Caton, Lancashire LA2 9JQ

Locality: Caton-with-Littledale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9JQ

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Listing Text

SD 56 NW (off)

2/27 Brookhouse
4.10.1967 Bell Farmhouse

- II

House, 1690, altered. Slobbered rubble with slate roof. 2-cell plan with
gable entry. 2 storeys. Windows rebated and chamfered, originally mullioned.
South wall has, at left, a blocked 2-light fire window. Further right are 2
bays with no mullions remaining on ground floor and one mullion remaining in
each 1st floor window. At the right is a gabled C20th conversion in keeping,
re-using C18th mullioned windows. The west gable wall has a chamfered attic
window and 2 redundant stone corbels. At the left-hand side is a door with
moulded surround and battlemented lintel inscribed with date '1690' and
illegible initials. North wall has lean-to addition at left containing
present entrance. To the right is a 3-light mullioned window. On the 1st
floor are similar windows of 2, one, and 2 lights. Interior has chamfered
main ceiling joists, one towards the west possibly once a firehood bressummer.

Listing NGR: SD5533465219

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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