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Description: Slate Pits Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183824
OS Grid Reference: SD7793529054
OS Grid Coordinates: 377935, 429054
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7574, -2.3361
ACCRINGTON (off) PLANTATION STREET
SD 72 NE
5/27 Slate Pits Farmhouse
Farmhouse, C17, part altered in C18. Rubble, stone slate roof with 2
ridge chimney stacks. Three-bay baffle-entry plan with rear outshut
(dairy) to 2nd bay, and 3rd bay extended forwards in C18 to make cottage.
Two storeys; large lean-to porch at junction of 1st and 2nd bays has
quoins, moulded doorcase with Tudor-arched head, and small chamfered
window in right side. There is a similar window beneath the eaves above
the porch, and the whole building has 7 double-chamfered stone mullion
windows: in the front, left of porch one of 5 lights with a hoodmould,
and at 1st floor 2 of 4 lights; in left return wall at 1st floor, a
2-light window with a hoodmould; at right end one 3-light window on
each floor, the lower lacking one mullion, the upper having small square
lights; and in side of outshut a 2-light window. Front of cottage in
3rd bay has door at right side, a 3-light flush mullion window at ground
floor and a similar but smaller 2-light window above. Interior: beams
set on edge; partly exposed roof trusses at 1st floor; part of moulded
plaster frieze with gryphons at 1st floor of 1st bay. (Ainsworth
Listing NGR: SD7793529054
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