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Description: New High Riley Farmhouse and Attached Shippon and Barn
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 183833
OS Grid Reference: SD7777528395
OS Grid Coordinates: 377775, 428395
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7514, -2.3385
ACCRINGTON SANDY LANE
SD 72 NE
5/34 New High Riley Farmhouse and
attached shippon and barn.
22.8.1966 (formerly listed as New High
Riley (with tower and barn
Farmstead with attached tower, 1834. Sandstone, house of watershot
coursing, remainder of rubble, roof of slates and some stone slates.
Roughly U-shaped plan. The only feature of interest is the west (rear)
facade which is roughly symmetrical with high embattled 2-stage tower
dominating the barn in the centre, which has a tall 2-centred arch with
a smaller pointed arched opening above. Each gabled wing has in the
apex a very large quatrefoil panel enclosing a small square window,
3 windows at ground floor and one at 1st floor, all in pointed arches.
History: Built by the manufacturing Hargreaves family in 1834, probably
as eye-catcher in view from Oak Hill (see Ainsworth Homesteads pp.24-27
and Mannex Directory Mid Lancs 1854 p.394).
Listing NGR: SD7777528395
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Source: English Heritage
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