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Farm Cottage Post House, Over Wyresdale

Description: Farm Cottage Post House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182580

OS Grid Reference: SD5612254264
OS Grid Coordinates: 356122, 454264
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9826, -2.6706

Location: Strait Lane, Abbeystead, Lancashire LA2 9BQ

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

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Listing Text


12/44 Post House and Farm Cottage
2-5-1968 (formerly listed as Post Office)


Pair of houses, 1892 with C17th remains. Sandstone rubble with slate roof.
2 storeys. Windows rebated and chamfered with mullions. Post House, at the
right, has a drip course, and ground-floor windows which appear to be
C17th and re-used. To the left of the door they are of 2 and 4 lights. To
the right is one of 3 lights. On the 1st floor are 2 of 3 lights, with a
central 2-light window. The door has a moulded surround with a
battlemented lintel inscribed: 'ID NDE 1677'. The Cottage is a gabled
cross wing at the left. It has a drip course, a window of 4 lights on the
ground floor and one of 3 lights above. The gable has a coping with
kneelers, and a ball finial. Against the left-hand return wall there is a
lean-to projection. Chimneys to left and right of Post House. The rear
(north-east) wall of The Cottage is similar to its other facade. The
doorway is in the lean-to at the right and has a moulded surround with
embattled lintel insribed: '18 S 92'. The rear wall of Post House has some
rebated and chamfered mullioned windows.

Listing NGR: SD5612254264

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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