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Date Listed: 3 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185029
OS Grid Reference: SD3833040764
OS Grid Coordinates: 338330, 440764
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8594, -2.9391
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SD 34 SE OUT RAWCLIFFE
House, early-to-mid C17th, enlarged and altered. Rendered brick with
slate roof. 2 storeys. West facade has 2-bay addition at left having
windows with plain reveals. Original 2-cell house has central narrow
stair outshut in position of original entrance. To its left is one bay
having windows with plain reveals. To its right the wall is blank.
Door in right-hand return wall of outshut. Chimneys in line with outshut
and on north gable of extension. At the east side of the house 2 wings
project. The northern one appears to be C19th, the southern one probably
original. Between them on the ground floor is a lean-to, partly open.
On the 1st floor are 2 windows with plain reveals and segmental heads,
the right-hand one sashed with glazing bars. The southern wing has a
door with plain reveals in its east gable. Inside, the middle room has
a chamfered axial beam with shield stops, and a chamfered and stopped
bressumer to a hearth which is lined with modern bricks. The north wall
of this room, formerly the gable, has 2 blocked mullioned windows,of
plastered brick, both formerly of 6 lights, the western one now cut
through by a door. The house is illustrated and discussed in detail in
Watson, R.C. and McClintock, M.E., "An Early Rawcliffe House and its
Contemporaries", in the Over-Wyre Historical Journal, vol.II (1982-83).
Listing NGR: SD3833040764
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Source: English Heritage
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