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Lower Lee,(Kenyon's) Farmhouse, and Barn Adjoining to North East, Over Wyresdale

Description: Lower Lee,(Kenyon's) Farmhouse, and Barn Adjoining to North East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182562

OS Grid Reference: SD5672055240
OS Grid Coordinates: 356720, 455240
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9914, -2.6616

Location: Rakehouse Brow, Abbeystead, Lancashire LA2 9BW

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

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Listing Text


8/26 Lower Lee, (Kenyon's) Farmhouse,
2-5-1968 and barn adjoining to north-east


House, 1694, altered late C18th. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2
storeys. Earliest part of house 4 bays. Windows have plain stone surrounds
and are sashed except for those to the right-hand bay which are sashed with
glazing bars. The ground-floor window of this bay has paired sashes with a
central stone mullion. The door, in the 3rd bay, has a moulded surround
with shaped lintel inscribed 'RHA 1694' and a hood. Drip courses have
been cut back over both storeys. To the right is a one-bay addition which
has sashed windows with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds. At the
left an additional gable wall has been built against the original one,
probably to contain the flues of added fireplaces. Chimneys on gables and
to right of original house. Interior has boxed beams. One, in the room to
the right of the doorway is in the correct position to have been a
firehood bressumer. Right-hand addition has a fixed dresser with a moulded
cornice and with a row of pigeon holes along the bottom shelf. The barn,
to the right, has breathers, and a blocked door with stone surround. The
right-hand end is wider, projects forwards slightly, and has a window with
stone surround. At the rear are 2 wide entrances, the left-hand one within
the wider end and the right-hand one with a concrete lintel. Lower Lee
Farmhouse is a rear wing of Lower Lee and has windows with plain stone
surrounds of late C18th. type.

Listing NGR: SD5672055240

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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