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Broxup Cottage Broxup House, Bolton-by-Bowland

Description: Broxup Cottage Broxup House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183211

OS Grid Reference: SD7739449481
OS Grid Coordinates: 377394, 449481
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9409, -2.3458

Location: Barret Hill Brow, Bolton-by-Bowland, Lancashire BB7 4PF

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

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Listing Text


SD 74 NE

7/39 Broxup House and Broxup
(formerly listed as
Broxup Farmhouse)
- II

House, 'RBI 1687' on lintel. Watershot slobbered rubble with slate
roof. End-lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys. Windows have an inner
cyma moulding and outer chamfer, with a continuous drip course with
spiral stops over the ground floor. The ground floor windows are
mullioned, of 4 and 2 lights. On the 1st floor are 2 windows with 3
lower lights and 2 upper, the central lower light having a semi-circular
head. At the left, above the door, is a vesica-shaped one-light
window having a hood with decorative stops. The door has a chamfered
surround and a shaped lintel which includes spiral decoration.
Chimney on right-hand gable, and at the left, in line with the door.
At the rear is a later gabled wing. To its left is a 2-light mullioned
window with a cross window above. To its right on the 1st floor is a
one-light window with shaped lintel. Interior. The left-hand room
has a wide chamfered segmental-arched fireplace with bread oven, flanked
by chamfered doorways with segmental heads. The left-hand doorway
enters the entrance lobby. The 2 axial main beams are chamfered, as are
the common joists. A chamfered doorway with flat head enters the
former dairy at the right, at the front of the house. Broxup Cottage,
to the left, appears to be a late Cl9th conversion, probably of farm
buildings. It is of 2 bays, the windows having plain stone surrounds
and 6-pane sashes. The door, between bays, has a plain stone surround.
Chimney on left-hand gable. This gable has a blocked mullioned window
with hood on the 1st floor. At the rear is a 6-light mullioned window
with inner hollow chamfer, outer chamfer, king mullion, and hood. On the
1st floor is a 2-light mullioned window with inner ovolo moulding, outer
chamfer, and hood.

Listing NGR: SD7739449481

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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