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Whitebirk North Cottage, Rishton

Description: Whitebirk North Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183901

OS Grid Reference: SD7101029215
OS Grid Coordinates: 371010, 429215
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7585, -2.4412

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


4/98 Whitebirk North Cottage

Farmhouse, probably early C17, with later additions, now cottage. Rubble,
rendered and whitewashed, stone slate roofs with 3 gable chimneys. Plan
of 3 elements, the principal being a single cell of 2 storeys. gable to
lane, with low single storey service wing on right and 2-storey single
cell extension set back at left side. Gable of central part has one
4-light double chamfered stone mullion window with hoodmould on each floor,
both offset to the right; rear gable has part of a similar window, part
blocked by present chimney and part broken by one of 4 recent windows.
Interior: at 1st floor is a single roof truss with cambered tie-beam,
collar, and mortices close to the apex (possibly for collar yoke), bearing
2 pairs of purlins (this is mostly concealed by later ceiling); blocked
1st floor window in side wall.

Listing NGR: SD7101029215

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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