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Kiln Field Farmhouse, Helmshore

Description: Kiln Field Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185696

OS Grid Reference: SD7728221569
OS Grid Coordinates: 377282, 421569
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6901, -2.3455

Location: Park Road, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 4AR

Locality: Helmshore
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 4AR

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Listing Text


5/118 Kiln Field Farmhouse

Farmhouse, mostly C18, with some evidence of earlier building, altered.
Sandstone rubble, roofs of stone slate and some slate, gable chimneys to front
range, ridge chimney to rear range. L-shaped plan: two single-depth 2-bay
ranges joined at right angles. Two storeys, with projecting 2-storey porch at
the junction of the elements. Front range facing east has 2-stage plinth,
glazed double doors to 2nd bay, a sashed window above, 3 similar windows to
1st bay (2 at ground floor), and traces of old flush mullion windows on both
floors. Left return wall has 2-storey gabled porch with large rectangular
lintel, inner stone side bench and old studded board door, and small square
window at 1st floor. (Single storey outbuilding continuing line of front wall
partly embraces porch). Rear range has two 2-light casements on each floor,
various irregular lean-to's at the left end, and in the rear wall inter alia a
3-light flush mullion window and a doorway which leads to a sunken vaulted
chamber covered by a mound. Interior: thick stone walls and some beams of
varied size and quality.

Listing NGR:SD7728221569

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Source: English Heritage

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