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Higher Side Beet Farmhouse, Rishton

Description: Higher Side Beet Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 183907

OS Grid Reference: SD7086030070
OS Grid Coordinates: 370860, 430070
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7662, -2.4435

Location: Wilpshire, Lancashire BB1 4AT

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

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Listing Text

SD 73 SW
2/104 Higher Side Beet Farmhouse
23.6.1965 (formerly listed as Higher Side Beet
- II with attached outbuilding)

Farmhouse, formerly known as Higher Sidebight, dated 1699 (said to be
date of restoration); several builds. Sandstone blocks and coursed
sandstone rubble with quoins, slate roof with ridge chimney at junction
of 2nd and 3rd bays. Three bays and 2 storeys, with C19 wing to rear of
1st bay. Front wall has 4 diminishing courses of large stone blocks at
the base (interrupted between 2nd and 3rd bays); present front door in
2nd bay has small modern brick porch with an old stone lintel lettered in
the centre HMG; to left of this porch are a 2-light mullioned stairlight
and a 4-light mullioned window (lacking 2 mullions), both with hoodmoulds;
to right of it a large altered window (with hoodmould) and a doorway
breaking a hoodmould, between which the masonry suggests original position
of a door with gabled porch. At 1st floor under eaves 3 small windows
originally mullioned, now altered. Rear has altered or blocked openings,
including blocked 2-light mullioned window. Interior not seen.
(Ainsworth Homesteads pp. 359-61)

Listing NGR: SD7086030070

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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