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Clifton Farmhouse, Bacup

Description: Clifton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185603

OS Grid Reference: SD8576226073
OS Grid Coordinates: 385762, 426073
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7309, -2.2173

Location: Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 8RF

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 8RF

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Listing Text


3/26 Clifton Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse and cottage, probably later C18; now one dwelling. Coursed
sandstone (house) and watershot coursed rubble (cottage), stone slate
roof with ridge chimney stack at the junction and gable chimneys.
Single pile plan, each part 2 bays. Two storeys; each part symmetrical
with central doorway, that to the house on the left covered by a
single-storey gabled porch, a similar porch to the cottage on the
right having been removed leaving only the gable line over the door; and
with 2 stepped triple-light windows on each floor (except that to right
of porch of house, which is square), the house having in addition a similar
window anciently blocked between these at 1st floor. (At the left end,
breaking forwards, is a range of farmbuildings, altered and not included
in the item). Rear (north facing) wall has at ground floor only one
square window and 3 very small ones, at let floor one 2-light mullioned
window. Interior: each part has a stone staircase, house has a vaulted cellar
with stone side shelves and a rectangular window to the front blocked

Listing NGR: SD8576226073

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Source: English Heritage

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