Description: High Riley Cottges
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 183832
OS Grid Reference: SD7792228339
OS Grid Coordinates: 377922, 428339
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7510, -2.3363
ACCRINGTON SANDY LANE
SD 72 NE
5/33 Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 7 High Riley Cottages
Farmhouse, dated 1628, altered, with C19 extension, now 3 dwellings.
Random rubble with quoins, stone slate roof with 2 pairs of coupled
chimneys on the ridge, one chimney at right gable. Originally 3-bay
L-shaped plan with projecting wing to 3rd bay. Two storeys; gable of
wing has kneelers with finials, incorporates porch with chamfered
doorway on left, a datestone over it lettered "1628" ("2" reversed),
and has one 3-light stone mullion window on each floor and a small
blocked window in apex; to left are 2 similar windows on each floor
(4 lights at ground floor); all these windows have hoodmoulds and are
probably restorations. Rear has 2 original double-chamfered stone
mullion windows on each floor, all with hoodmoulds. Interior altered.
C19 addition on right in matching style. History: see Ainsworth
Source: English Heritage
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