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Browsholme Farmhouse, Bowland Forest Low

Description: Browsholme Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183063

OS Grid Reference: SD6835645180
OS Grid Coordinates: 368356, 445180
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9018, -2.4831

Location: Bowland Forest Low, Lancashire BB7 3DE

Locality: Bowland Forest Low
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 3DE

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Listing Text


14/12 Browsholme Farmhouse

House, possibly a conversion of a C17th farm building, with extension of
1900 in keeping. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys.
South facade has the earlier, gabled, wing to the right. On the ground
floor, to the right of the porch, is a wide entrance with a triangular head
of 2 pieces of stone, now blocked to form a window, which has 2 square
stone mullions. On the 1st floor is a tall 2-light window with plain
stone surround and square mullion. To its left, above the porch, is a
blocked doorway with triangular head. At attic level is a blocked rebated
and chamfered surround. The porch has a moulded doorway with 2-centred
head, a plaque with a carved deer over, and a coping with ball finial.
To the right the roof line of the wing is continued down over a one-bay
outshut whose ground-floor window is set within a blocked doorway with
triangular head. The 1st floor window is modern with long-and-short
jambs. To the left is a wing of one bay, the south wall having a 6-light
chamfered mullioned and transomed window with hood. The 1st floor is
blank with a plaque inscribed 'IPB 1900'. The west, gable, wall has a
3-light chamfered mullioned window with hood on each floor. Chimney on
each side of the earlier wing. The gables have copings.

Listing NGR: SD6835345183

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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