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Lowlands Farmhouse and Barns Adjoining to North and South, Newton

Description: Lowlands Farmhouse and Barns Adjoining to North and South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183111

OS Grid Reference: SD6977550479
OS Grid Coordinates: 369775, 450479
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9495, -2.4620

Location: B6478, Newton, Lancashire BB7 3DY

Locality: Newton
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 3DY

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Listing Text


Lowlands Farmhouse and barns adjoining
18/60 to north and south

House, probably early C19th with C17th remains. Slobbered limestone rubble
with sandstone dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys. House of 2 bays with
central entry and end stacks. The windows have plain stone surrounds and
6-pane sashes. The moulding of the door jambs continues upwards to make a
shape on the face of the lintel, which has 'W I S 1678' inscribed on the
face, together with a decorative motif, and 'R' and 'S' inscribed at the sides.
To the left is an agricultural building, of the same build and under a
continuous roof. The front wall is blank on the ground floor and has a 1st
floor pitching hole with plain stone surround and segmental soffit to the
lintel. The left-hand gable has a blocked doorway with long-and-short jambs,
now blocked to form a window. To the right of the house is a barn, also
under a continuous roof. It has a wide opening with segmental arch of
punched voussoirs. To its right is a blocked door with plain stone surround,
now a window. The right-hand gable wall has 2 outer shippon doors with
plain stone surrounds, now blocked to form windows. A central door has long
and short jambs and a lintel with debased 4-centred arch inscribed 'EWS 1671 RS'.

Listing NGR: SD6977550479

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Source: English Heritage

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