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Buildings on North Side of Courtyard North of Higher Lee, Now Used As Garage and Store, Over Wyresdale

Description: Buildings on North Side of Courtyard North of Higher Lee, Now Used As Garage and Store

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182552

OS Grid Reference: SD5631855742
OS Grid Coordinates: 356318, 455742
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9959, -2.6678

Location: Rakehouse Brow, Abbeystead, Lancashire LA2 9BT

Locality: Over Wyresdale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9BT

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Listing Text


8/16 Buildings on north side of court-
2-5-1968 yard north of Higher Lee, now used
as garage and store (formerly
listed as Barns to North of Higher


Outbuildings, probably originally coach house, stables and cottage, early
C18th, Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys. At the left of
the south wall is the gable of the garage, probably originally a coach
house. Below the apex are pigeon holes. Below these is a blocked oval
opening with stone surround. On the 1st floor are similar blocked
openings. The gable has a coping with kneelers. The west wall has a wide
opening with concrete lintel. The short right-hand return wall has a lst
floor doorway reached by a flight of external stone steps against the
front wall of the adjoining part of the building. This south wall has a
door with chamfered surround and a window to its right with glazing bars.
At the right is one bay whose 1st floor window has glazing bars and a
rebated and ovolo-moulded surround with central mullion removed. On the
ground floor is a rebated and chamfered cross window with glazing bars and
with the lower part of the mullion removed. To the left is a door with a
surround whose cyma moulding forms an ogee shape on the lintel. Inside,
the room entered through this door has a stone fireplace.

Listing NGR: SD5631855742

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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