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The Cragg Farmhouse, Caton-with-Littledale

Description: The Cragg Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182119

OS Grid Reference: SD5488061776
OS Grid Coordinates: 354880, 461776
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0500, -2.6906

Location: Littledale Road, Caton, Lancashire LA2 9ET

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

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Listing Text


5/46 The Cragg Farmhouse
4.10.1967 (Formerly listed as Cragg


House, 1736. Watershot sandstone with stone slate roof. 3-cell plan. 2
storeys with attic, 4 bays. Continuous string on ground floor, interrupted by
doorway, with flat soffit and cyma moulding above. Windows mullioned with
rebate and ovolo moulding. Those on 1st floor have straight drip moulds. All
on the ground floor are of 3 lights, as is the left-hand one on the 1st floor.
The rest are of 2 lights. The door, in the 2nd bay, has an architrave with
pulvinated frieze and cornice. Above is an oval plaque inscribed: 'WP
[William Parkinson] 1736'. Chimneys on gables and between 3rd and 4th bays.
Gables have copings with kneelers. The right-hand (north-west) gable wall has
a blocked 2-light attic window. Continuous outshut at rear, partly original.
Inside, the right-hand room has a shouldered stone fireplace and chamfered
main joists. The middle room has a similar fireplace, but moulded and with a
cornice mantel. The entrance to the stair is flanked by pilasters and has a
dentilled cornice. The dog-leg stair has a closed string and turned
balusters, the lower ones now missing.

Listing NGR: SD5488061776

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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