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Lees House Farmhouse, Bowland Forest Low

Description: Lees House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183082

OS Grid Reference: SD6674643851
OS Grid Coordinates: 366746, 443851
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8898, -2.5074

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

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Listing Text


16/31 Lees House Farmhouse
16.11.1954 (Formerly listed as Lees House)
- II

House, 1678, altered. Sandstone rubble, the left-hand half of the facade
rebuilt with squared stone, with slate roof. End-entry plan, 2 units.
2 storeys, 3 bays. The left-hand bay has late C19th windows, slightly
chamfered with mullions and with sashed windows with glazing bars: 3 lights
with hood on the ground floor and 2 lights on the 1st floor. The central
bay has a 4-light mullioned window on each floor, with outer chamfer, inner
hollow chamfer, and hood. To the right on the 1st floor, above the door, is a
2-light hollow-chamfered mullioned window with hood. The moulding of the door
jambs is continued on the face of the lintel in 3 semi-circular arches. Above
is a plaque 'RRB 1678'. There are chimneys on the left-hand gable and between
the 2 units. The left-hand gable has a coping and is pebbledashed with rock-
faced quoins. At the rear are later outshuts. Inside there are moulded main
ceiling beams, and a late stair inside the front door, any evidence for a C17th
hearth in this position having gone. The left-hand room has a moulded sandstone
parlour fireplace with decorated lintel inscribed '17 RB 18'.

Listing NGR: SD6674643851

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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