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Windy Bank Farmhouse, Rishton

Description: Windy Bank Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 183902

OS Grid Reference: SD7053631018
OS Grid Coordinates: 370536, 431018
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7747, -2.4485

Location: Blackburn Old Road, Accrington, Lancashire BB1 4AB

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

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Listing Text

SD 73 SW
2/99 Windy Bank Farmhouse
23. 6. 1965 (Formerly listed as Windy Bank)
- II

Farmhouse, probably early C17, altered, now dilapidated. Rubble, faced
with sandstone blocks, brought to courses, with quoins; stone slate roof
with gable copings, (some missing), and chimneys (now missing) at left
gable and on ridge at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays. Three-bay baffle-
entry plan (3rd bay projects), with later outshut to rear of 1st and 2nd
bays. Two storeys: at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays a 2-storey porch with
lean-to roof sweeping out from slightly above eaves level has at ground
floor a part-blocked doorway with shouldered lintel, and at 1st floor under
eaves a small chamfered window lacking its mullion. To left, at junction
of 1st and 2nd bays is a later single-storey porch (once gabled, now
dilapidated), flanked by formerly-mullioned 4-light windows (that on right
partly taken into doorway); at 1st floor a square window and a 2-light
window with flush mullion. To right, front wall has collapsed and 3rd
bay is gutted, but has chamfered rectangular fireplace at 1st floor,
2-tiered doorways at rear of cross wall, and a small blocked 3-light
window with wooden diamond mullions at 1st floor. Rear wall of 1st
floor. Rear wall of 1st bay has altered windows with very large jambs.

Listing NGR: SD7053631018

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Source: English Heritage

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