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Abbeycroft, Whalley

Description: Abbeycroft

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183558

OS Grid Reference: SD7293036140
OS Grid Coordinates: 372930, 436140
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8208, -2.4127

Location: 40 The Sands, Whalley, Lancashire BB7 9TN

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

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Listing Text

SD 73 NW
2/72 Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Abbeycroft

Row of 3 houses, probably originally one, mid C17, altered late C19.
Sandstone rubble with roof of slate and stone slate. 2 storeys, with attic
and with drip course. Windows C19, chamfered with central mullion. Doors
have chamfered stone surrounds. No.3, at the left, is of 5 bays and has
stone attic gabled dormers over the 3rd and 5th bays, with one-light
chamfered windows. Doors in 3rd and 4th bays. No.2 is of one bay and has a
door at the left and has 2 attic dormers. No.1 has a window to the left of
and one above the door, and an attic dormer. Chimneys on left-hand gable
and between houses. Inside, the door of No.2 opens against a firehood
baffle. The heck post and bressumer are moulded and stopped. Above the
bressumer is a ceiling beam, 2 studs remaining of the plastered infill
which must have joined them. No.3 not accessible at time of survey, but
said to have bressumer for a firehood which backed onto that in No.2, and
an outshut which contains a dog-leg stair with turned balusters and
moulded handrail. Nos.2 and 3 have ceiling beams with quarter-round
mouldings. Interior of No.1 said to contain no C17 features. RCHM report
by Sarah Pearson dated August 1979.

Listing NGR: SD7292836141

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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