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Description: Cracoe (Or Cracow) Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183244
OS Grid Reference: SD7727054609
OS Grid Coordinates: 377270, 454609
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9870, -2.3481
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SD 772 546 GISBURN FOREST
SD 75 SE
4/72 Cracoe (or Cracow) Hill
House, 1691, altered. Slobbered rubble with stone slate roof.
3-cell plan. 2 storeys. Original windows have double-chamfered
surrounds. To the left of the door is a window with the remains of
original jambs and with a hood with one spiral stop. To the right is
a similar window with ovolo-moulded hood. At the far right is an
original window with one mullion remaining and an ovolo-moulded hood.
On the 1st floor are 4 windows, the inner ones having plain reveals
and the outer ones having the remains of original surrounds. The
door has a chamfered surround and shaped lintel, inscribed:
WMC IAL 1691'. To its left is a second, blocked, doorway. Chimneys
on gables and in line with door. The left-hand return wall has a
blocked one-light window with hood and spiral stops. On the 1st floor at
the rear is a chamfered one-light window with segmental head. Interior.
The central room has a deep chimney breast with modern fireplace, in line
with the front door. The chamfered axial main ceiling joists are scarfed
in front of the chimney breast, suggesting that a firehood bressumer
may have been removed.
Listing NGR: SD7727054609
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Source: English Heritage
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