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Cantsfield House, Cantsfield

Description: Cantsfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182361

OS Grid Reference: SD6198472885
OS Grid Coordinates: 361984, 472885
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1504, -2.5835

Location: Cantsfield Hall, Cantsfield, Lancashire LA6 2QT

Locality: Cantsfield
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2QT

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Listing Text

SD 67 SW

5/66 Cantsfield House (formerly listed as
Cantsfield House and Yew Trees)

House, 1725, altered, with late C17th remains. Stuccoed, with sandstone
dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with chamfered quoins and
cyma cornice. Windows sashed with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds,
those on the ground floor with sills lowered. Door, in central bay, has
plain stone surround. Above is a plaque with decorative border inscribed:
'ITI 1725'. Chimneys on gables and to-left-of door. Set back to the right
is a lower wing with a chamfered doorway with battlemented lintel
inscribed: '1686 FIC'. The door is studded and has strap hinges. A rear
wing has flat-faced mullioned windows of C18th type and rebated and
chamfered windows of Cl7th type, probably re-used. Inside, the left-hand
room has raised and fielded panelling. The wide dog-leg stair has a closed
string, moulded handrail, and turned balusters. The left-hand 1st floor
room is lined with raised and fieldedoak panelling and has a dentilled

Listing NGR: SD6198472885

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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