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Summersgill Farmhouse, Wray-with-Botton

Description: Summersgill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182666

OS Grid Reference: SD6417463351
OS Grid Coordinates: 364174, 463351
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0649, -2.5489

Location: Wray, Lancashire LA2 8QX

Locality: Wray-with-Botton
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 8QX

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Listing Text


5/130 Summersgill Farmhouse
- II

House, late C17th. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
North wall has single-storey extension, probably C19th, extending forwards
at left. To its right is a 3-light window with flat-faced mullions. At the
left on the 1st floor is a 3-Light rebated and chamfered mullioned window. To its right is a window with rebated and chamfered surround. The present
entrance is into the extension, in the angle with the main house and
covered by a modern timber porch. It has a re-set moulded surround with
segmental head inscribed: 'RA 1672 IR'. The right-hand gable wall has a
projecting stack with offsets. The left-hand gable has a drip course over
the 2 3-light ground-floor windows which have rebated surrounds and
channelled flat-faced mullions. On the 1st floor are 2 3-light rebated and
chamfered mullioned windows under a hood. Above is a similar 2-light
blocked attic window. Inside, above the door from the extension into the
main house, is a a plaque shaped like an inverted heart. It is inscribed:
'RRE 1725'. At the rear of the original house is a spiral stone stair, the
treads now covered with timber. The right-hand room has an exposed
chamfered main ceiling joist.

Listing NGR: SD6417463351

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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