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Sykes Holt Farmhouse, Balderstone

Description: Sykes Holt Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183489

OS Grid Reference: SD6360731509
OS Grid Coordinates: 363607, 431509
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7786, -2.5537

Location: A59, Balderstone, Lancashire BB2 7LB

Locality: Balderstone
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB2 7LB

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Listing Text

SD 63 SW
4/4 Sykes Holt Farmhouse
- II

House, c.1600 with C19 additions. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2
storeys. Earliest part gabled, projecting forwards with one-bay additions
to each side. Probably the surviving cross-wing of an earlier house.
Additions have modern windows with plain reveals and projecting sills.
Front wall of gabled wing has ovolo-moulded and chamfered mullioned
windows with hoods, offset to the right of centre. The ground-floor one is
of 5 lights (partly restored) and the 1st floor one of 4 lights. Under the
apex there is a small opening with plain reveals. Coped gable with
kneelers. Present door, in left-hand return wall of wing, has plain stone
surround. Chimneys on gable of right-hand addition and on ridge of wing.
Inside, the front room of the early wing has 2 chamfered main joists. The
owner reported finding unexplained timbers in the right-hand wall of the
wing, possibly remains of an earlier building.

Listing NGR: SD6360731509

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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