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Hook Cliffe Farmhouse and Farm Building Adjoining to West, Downham

Description: Hook Cliffe Farmhouse and Farm Building Adjoining to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183368

OS Grid Reference: SD7883142896
OS Grid Coordinates: 378831, 442896
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8818, -2.3235

Location: Downham, Lancashire BB7 4BS

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

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Listing Text


SD 788 428
7/49 Hook Cliffe Farmhouse and farm
building adjoining to west)
(Farmhouse formerly listed)

House, C17th. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. 2 storeys with
attics. South front has mullioned windows with inner hollow chamfer and
outer chamfer. At the right-hand side is a cross-wing, which has a 5-light
window with hood on the ground and 1st floor. Above is a blocked
chamfered attic window. To the left of the cross-wing are 5-light and
2-light windows, with hoods, on the ground floor. On the 1st floor is
one of 4 lights, with a window with plain stone surround and glazing bars
to the right. The left-hand part of the building, of the same build, is
used for agricultural purposes. It has a 3-light mullioned window with hood,
and a blocked window above on the 1st floor. To the right on the ground
floor is a blocked narrow chamfered doorway. Chimneys between farm building
and house, to left of cross-wing, on right-hand wall of cross-wing (with
projecting stack), and on rear wall of cross-wing. The north wall has
windows mainly of C19th type. To the right on the ground floor is a blocked
one-light chamfered window. At the left, adjoining the cross-wing, is the
main doorway, with chamfered surround and Tudor-arched head. To the
right is a door with plain stone surround. The east wall of the cross-wing
has a 2-light mullioned window, and, towards the south, a one-light
chamfered window blocked by a flagstone with '1714 RA' in raised cement
letters. The farm building has a 3-light mullioned window on the ground
floor. Above,at intermediate levels, are 2 blocked one-light chamfered
windows. On the 1st floor is a pitching hole with plain reveals. Interior
said to have exposed ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SD7883142896

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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