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Description: Stirk House Hotel
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183379
OS Grid Reference: SD8116448173
OS Grid Coordinates: 381164, 448173
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9293, -2.2883
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SD 84 NW GISBURN
SD 811 481
4/60 Stirk House Hotel (Formerly listed as
16-11-1954 Stirk House)
Hotel, formerly house, early C17th. Sandstone rubble with roofs of slate
and stone slate. 2 storeys with attics. The south facade comprises 2
adjacent gables with a gabled porch of 2½ storeys in front of their junction.
Set back to the left is a taller narrow gabled tower, possibly containing a
stair. Continuous drip courses on ground and 1st floors, the 1st floor of
the porch oversailing on a cyma-moulded string. Windows mullioned with outer
chamfer and inner hollow chamfer. To the left of the porch are windows of 2
and 6 lights, with windows of 2 and 5 lights on the 1st floor. The attic
has a blocked 2-light window. To the right of the porch is one of 6 lights,
with one of 5 lights on the 1st floor and a blocked 2-light attic window.
The tower at the left has its ground floor covered by modern buildings, a
blank 1st floor, and a blocked 2-light attic window. The porch has a 3-light
1st floor window and a blocked attic light. The outer doorway is moulded
with an elliptical arch. The inner doorway, also moulded, has a Tudor
arch. All the gables have copings, kneelers, and apex finials. The east
wall has some double-chamfered mullioned windows. Adjoining to the east
is a wing probably of later C19th date in a similar style, having 3 bays
facing south with mullioned windows, 2 having gables. At the rear are
modern extensions. Interior said to have been gutted by fire in the C20th,
but western room has a wide chamfered fireplace with segmental arched head.
Re-set within it is a cyma-moulded fireplace with Tudor-arched head.
Listing NGR: SD8116448173
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Source: English Heritage
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