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Old Courthouse, Bolton-by-Bowland

Description: Old Courthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183207

OS Grid Reference: SD7877949425
OS Grid Coordinates: 378779, 449425
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9405, -2.3247

Location: Gisburn Road, Bolton-by-Bowland, Lancashire BB7 4NP

Locality: Bolton-by-Bowland
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 4NP

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Listing Text


SD 78 49

13/35 Old Courthouse

House, 1859 with earlier remains. Rubble, mainly limestone,
with sandstone dressings, and stone slate roof. 3 storeys to left
of porch, 2 to the right. Furrowed quoins. To the right of the
porch is a 5-light C17th mullioned window with inner hollow chamfer
and outer chamfer. To the right are 2 windows with glazing bars
and chamfered stone surrounds. On the 1st floor are 3 large
sashed windows with glazing bars in chamfered stone surrounds with
hoods. Beneath the sills is a string course. To the left of the
porch the windows are all C19th with furrowed tooling on chamfered
stone surrounds and with mullions. On the ground floor are 3 tall
3-light windows. On the 1st floor are ones of 3 lights and 2 lights.
On the 2nd floor are ones of 2 lights and 3 lights. The gabled
porch is of 2 storeys with a 2-light mullioned window of C19th type
on the 1st floor. The door surround is chamfered in 2 orders with
a pointed arch and square hood mould. Above is a plaque: 'HAL.ME 1859'
The roof above the right-hand part of the facade has a square louvre
with a weather vane. The right-hand gable has external stone steps
to a 1st floor door similar to that to the porch. The left-hand gable has
a shaped lintel re-set over a doorway, inscribed '1704 HMR'.

Listing NGR: SD7877949425

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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