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Whitebirk Moss Farmhouse, Rishton

Description: Whitebirk Moss Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 183900

OS Grid Reference: SD7096329152
OS Grid Coordinates: 370963, 429152
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7579, -2.4419

Location: Blackburn Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB1 4AU

Locality: Rishton
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB1 4AU

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Listing Text

SD 72 NW
4/97 Whitebirk Moss Farmhouse
23. 6. 1965 (formerly listed as Whitebirk Moss)

Farmhouse, C17. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, stone slate roof
with gable copings and kneelers, one chimney on the ridge and 2 gable
chimneys (projecting at left gable). Three-bay baffle-entry 2-storey
house with 2-storey gabled porch at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays and
2-storey rear outshut to let and 2nd bays. Porch has studded door with
chamfered surround, and at 1st floor a stepped 3-light double chamfered
mullion window with stepped hoodmould;hollow moulded coping and roll-
moulded kneelers. Three other mullion windows on each floor: those at
ground floor are double-chamfered with hoodmoulds and have 4, 5 and 3
(originally 4) lights; those above are chamfered and have 4, 4 and 3
lights. Left return wall, with projecting chimney stack, is rendered,
has a door and a 3-light mullion window at 1st floor. Rear has small
3-light stone mullion at 1st floor of outshut, firewindow at junction of
2nd and 3rd bays and 5 other windows; 3rd bay altered as dairy. Interior:
large stone arch fireplace in 2nd bay; some large roll-moulded beams.

Listing NGR: SD7096329152

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Source: English Heritage

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