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Fold House, Haslingden

Description: Fold House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185673

OS Grid Reference: SD7830121522
OS Grid Coordinates: 378301, 421522
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6897, -2.3300

Locality: Haslingden
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 4JW

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Listing Text


5/95 Nos 1 and 3 (Fold House)

Farmhouse, dated 1772 above door, with later extensions, now house and
cottage. Watershot coursed sandstone, stone slate roof with chimneys in the
centre of the ridge, at each original gable, at the left gable, and behind the
ridge at the right gable. Two bays plus an added bay at each end, all
double-depth except that added at left. Two storeys: centre panelled door
with modern pedimented wooden surround, datestone above inscribed G (said to
be Daniel and Margaret Gregory), modern bay window to right with pyramidal
slate roof, a 3-light window above this and a 4-light window on each floor to
the left, all these with modern wooden mullions; addition to left has similar
3-light window at 1st floor and altered window at ground floor. At right end
No.1 has doorway to right protected by a slab canopy on beaked brackets, a
stepped triple-light window on each floor, and in the right return wall a
2-light flush mullion window at 1st floor. Interior: No.3 has beams with
small chamfer, stone dogleg staircase with stout turned balusters set close
together, some fielded panel doors, and "duck's nest" fireplace in rear
bedroom;; ratcheted pot-hook ("rackencrook") found in chimney of main ground
floor fireplace.

Listing NGR: SD7830121522

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Source: English Heritage

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