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Park Head Farmhouse, Whalley

Description: Park Head Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183540

OS Grid Reference: SD7463034843
OS Grid Coordinates: 374630, 434843
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8093, -2.3867

Location: Park Head, Whalley, Lancashire BB7 9FB

Locality: Whalley
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 9FB

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Listing Text

SD 73 SW
6/54 Park Head Farmhouse

House, probably early C17, altered 1838. Sandstone rubble with stone slate
roof. 2 storeys. Main range of 2 bays with mullioned and transomed
windows, ovolo-moulded with outer chamfer, the stonework now worn and
partly repaired with cement. The left-hand bay has 8 lights on the ground
floor and 6 above. The right-hand bay has 10 lights on the ground floor
and 8 above. At the left on the ground floor is a 2-light C19 mullioned
window. Between bays is a single-storey gabled porch. The door has a
chamfered stone surround with pointed arch. Above is a plaque inscribed:
'IT [John Taylor] 1838'. At the left is a one-bay cross-wing which has C19
mullioned windows, of 4 lights on the ground floor and 3 above. Set back
at the left is a projection which has a 2-light mullioned window between
storeys, and a ground-floor doorway with plain reveals within an earlier
window opening. Chimneys on left-hand wall of cross-wing, with projecting
stack, and on right-hand gable. Right-hand gable has coping with kneelers
and finials.

Listing NGR: SD7463034843

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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