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Higher Hey Cottage Higher Hey Farmhouse, Accrington

Description: Higher Hey Cottage Higher Hey Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 183834

OS Grid Reference: SD7846227826
OS Grid Coordinates: 378462, 427826
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7464, -2.3280

Location: A56, Accrington BB5 2DL

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 2DL

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
5/35 Higher Hey Farmhouse and
22.8.1966 Higher Hey Cottage
- II

Farmhouse, dated 1688, extended, now 2 dwellings. Rendered rubble with
exposed quoins, stone slate roof with 2 chimneys on the ridge and one
at right gable. Cruciform plan, modified: 2-bay baffle-entry with
front porch and rear stair turret and outshut; 3rd bay added at left end
with continued outshut. Two storeys; prominent 2-storey gabled porch
with Tudor-arched doorway, a datestone above lettered in relief
NH AH (WH = William Halstead)
Front windows altered but one stone mullion in 1st floor window left of
porch. Rear has gabled stair turret, 1st floor window with a stone
mullion left of turret, continuous outshut to the right with a very
small oblong window under the eaves; otherwise, openings altered.
Interior: beams set on edge; carved salt cupboard.

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Source: English Heritage

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