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Fir Tree House, Downham

Description: Fir Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183343

OS Grid Reference: SD7859844129
OS Grid Coordinates: 378598, 444129
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8929, -2.3271

Location: Main Street, Downham, Lancashire BB7 4BN

Locality: Downham
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 4BN

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Listing Text


13/24 Fir Tree House

House, late C18th with C17th remains. Rubble with stone slate roof.
2 storeys, 2 bays. Ground-floor windows of 3 lights, the left-hand one
rebated and chamfered with splayed mullions, and hood. The right-hand
one has a plain stone surround and square mullions. The 1st floor
windows are of 2 lights with square mullions and plain stone surrounds.
The door, between bays, has plain reveals. End chimneys. Towards the
front of the right-hand gable is a narrow 2-storey lean-to, containing a
stair, with a blocked narrow chamfered window with segmental head,
visible at the front. To its left is a blocked doorway with chamfered
surround. The right-hand gable chimney has a projecting stack. Interior.
The right-hand room has, on each side of the present fireplace, a C18th
cupboard door of raised and fielded panels, the upper panels having ogee
heads. A C17th panelled door leads to the stair outshut, which contains
a spiral stone stair. The door at the rear of the room is also C17th
and panelled.

Listing NGR: SD7859844129

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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