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Arches Cottage, Sawley

Description: Arches Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183466

OS Grid Reference: SD7762146517
OS Grid Coordinates: 377621, 446517
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9143, -2.3422

Location: Sawley Road, Sawley, Lancashire BB7 4NH

Locality: Sawley
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 4NH

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Listing Text


SD 776 465

3/147 Arches Cottage

Pair of houses, possibly c.l6OO with later alterations and possible
earlier remains. 2 storeys. Western house has a 4-light mullioned
window with inner hollow chamfer and outer casement moulding. To the
right is a window with plain reveals under a wider Tudor-arched
doorhead. On the 1st floor is a 3-light window with hollow-chamfered
mullions and a re-used moulded head. To the right is a 2-light mullioned
window of C19th type. At the right is a straight joint which suggests
that the adjoining house may be older, and a single-storey gabled porch.
The eastern (right-hand) house has a window with architrave at the left
and one with plain stone surround at the right. On the 1st floor are 2
sashed windows with plain stone surrounds, At the left is a blocked
one-light chamfered window. The door, now within the porch, has a
chamfered stone surround, Left-hand gable has projecting stack.
Chimney between houses has cap faced with part of embattled medieval
chimney cap. Rear wall has openings with plain reveals, and, at the
right-hand side on the 1st floor, a chamfered opening with segmental
head, now a window.

Listing NGR: SD7761446523

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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