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Manor House Farm Cottage, Eccleshill

Description: Manor House Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 184706

OS Grid Reference: SD6999023615
OS Grid Coordinates: 369990, 423615
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7081, -2.4561

Location: 60 Roman Road, Darwen BB3 3PJ

Locality: Eccleshill
County: Blackburn with Darwen
Country: England
Postcode: BB3 3PJ

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Listing Text

SD 72 SW

4/33 Manor House Farm Cottage
(formerly listed as Manor house
- II

Farmhouse, C17, with later additions, now house. Rendered and
painted stone, intersecting slate roofs of slate with stone copings
and kneelers, one chimney on the ridge at the junction of the 2nd and
3rd bays, and 2 other chimneys. Approximately cruciform plan: 3-bay
range facing south with short front projection carried through to
later rear extension, rear outshut to 1st bay and addition in north-east
angle. Two storeys. All front windows are recessed with hollow-chamfered
mullions and hoodmoulds. Left of centre a broad 2-storey gabled
projection with battered walls, has a doorway to the left dated 1697
(covered by modern glazed porch), ground floor windows of 4 and 2
lights and a 1st floor window of 4-lights left and right of this are
5-light windows on each floor, that at ground floor right lengthened
downwards. Left return wall has single-storey extension and altered
windows; right return wall of 2 gables has an altered ground floor
window and a 4-light 1st floor window, both with hoodmoulds, and in
the added portion a doorway, and on each floor a 6-paned sash window.
There are 3 tie-plates at 1st floor of front and rear walls, Interior
(not inspected) said to have contained old doorway with lintel lettered
"TEF 1641" (- Thomas and Elizabeth Fish). (Reference: Abram Blackburn

Listing NGR: SD6999023615

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Source: English Heritage

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