Description: Raikes Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184794
OS Grid Reference: SD3505642387
OS Grid Coordinates: 335056, 442387
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8736, -2.9892
SD 34 SE THORNTON CLEVELEYS RAIKES ROAD
Farmhouse, dated 1692, with C19 rear extension. Probably brick, now pebbledashed,
with stone cornice gutter and graded slate roof. Stone coping on left gable.
3-unit baffle-entry plan, one axial chimney stack and one gable chimney-stack.
2 storeys, asymmetrical; plain doorway, door recessed; one 2-light casement window
on each floor on the left, two 3-light casement windows on each floor on the right
(those on ground floor having keystones) all with stone sills and wooden frames.
Each gable wall has small sashed window on ground floor; right gable has inset square
sandstone tablet lettered in relief: B
Interior had a staircase, now removed, in right bay which was previously kitchen;
rush ceilings in upper floor and in outshut at rear of right bay.
Listing NGR: SD3505642387
Source: English Heritage
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