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Description: Backridge Farmhouse and Farm Building Adjoining to South West
Date Listed: 20 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183176
OS Grid Reference: SD7180742771
OS Grid Coordinates: 371807, 442771
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8804, -2.4303
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SD 718 427 BASHALL EAVES
SD 74 SW
10/4 Backridge Farmhouse and
farm building adjoining to
House, mid C18th, altered. Squared sandstone rubble with stone
slate roof. House of double-pile plan with central entry and end
stacks. 2 storeys with attics, now of 4 bays, (some of the windows
being insertions), with chamfered quoins and a string course. Windows
sashed or sashed with no glazing bars, except for right-hand 1st floor
casement. Bays I and 3 have architraves, bays 2 and 4 having plain
stone surrounds. The door has a shouldered architrave with moulded
dentilled cornice. To the right, and now forming part of the
house, is a single-storey portion with a long 4-light window with
plain stone surround and square mullions. An agricultural building
to the left is of the same build as the house and has a blocked door
and window on the ground floor, the door having a moulded cornice
hood. On the 1st floor is a cross window with plain stone surround,
having a mullion and transom of square section, and leaded glazing
remaining in the upper lights. The left-hand gable has a 1st floor
pitching door. At the rear is a cross window to the stair and an
oval attic light with plain stone surround. Inside, between the
entrance hall and the stair is an oak door of moulded panels with
semi-circular head. It is set within a plain stone door surround
with moulded imposts, segmental arch, and keystone. The dog-leg
oak stair has an open string, turned balusters, ramped handrails and
a cur tail.
Listing NGR: SD7180742771
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Source: English Heritage
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