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Numbers 2 and 4 (Aspen Cottage), Oswaldtwistle

Description: Numbers 2 and 4 (Aspen Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 183891

OS Grid Reference: SD7349128380
OS Grid Coordinates: 373491, 428380
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7511, -2.4035

Location: Blackburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 4NY

Locality: Oswaldtwistle
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 4NY

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Listing Text

SD 72 NW
4/88 Nos. 2 and 4 (Aspen Cottage)
15.11.1965 (formerly listed as No.4 (Aspen Cottages)

Farmhouse, early C17, now 2 dwellings. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins
(whitewashed), stone slate roof with stone gable copings (finial on left
gable) a brick chimney on the ridge and another at right gable. Three
bays and 2 storeys. Original Tudor-arched front door on south side at
junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has chamfered surround; 1st and 2nd bays
both have 10-light double-chamfered stone mullion and transom windows with
hoodmoulds, 3rd bay has 3-light stone mullion window; 1st floor has
2 double-chamfered 3-light windows. Right gable has 2 1st floor windows,
one originally mullioned. Rear has 2 doorways, that on left with chamfered
surround, the other breaking into one light of original double-chamfered
stone mullion window; there is a similar 4-light window in 2nd bay, and
both these have hoodmoulds; at 1st floor 2 similar 3-light windows, one
lacking mullions. Interior: believed to have very large chamfered beams,
and inglenook with heck. (Ainsworth Homesteads pp.305-7).

Listing NGR: SD7349128380

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Source: English Heritage

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