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Nos 16 and 18 with Garden Wall to Front and Attached Barn to Right, Accrington

Description: Nos 16 and 18 with Garden Wall to Front and Attached Barn to Right

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185701

OS Grid Reference: SD7871726001
OS Grid Coordinates: 378717, 426001
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7300, -2.3241

Location: King's Hwy, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB5 2DR

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 2DR

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Listing Text


1/123 Nos. 16 and 18 with garden
wall to front and attached barn
to right
(formerly listed as No 16 Stone Fold
20.6.1967 and No 18 Stone Fold and adjoining
GV Barn to N.)
Farmhouse, dated 1767 over door, now 2 dwellings. Watershot coursed
sandstone, stone slate roof with one chimney at left gable and 2 on the ridge.
Double-depth 3-bay plan. Three storeys, almost symmetrical; offset slightly
right of centre is doorway with moulded surround and pediment, above which is
a projecting datestone with incised decoration at the top and lettering
"John and
Go in Peace
and Sin no more";
on each floor over the door is one 2-light window, to the left are 3-light
windows and to the right 2-light windows with wider lights, all these
casements with square wooden mullions, extended sills and heads; at right end
is a doorway with plain surround and at 1st floor above this altered masonry
and a straight head suggest position of former doorway. Moulded gutter
cornice, below the centre of which is a large semi-circular moulded rainwater
head displaying the moulded figure of a bird, proably a curlew, holding a leaf
in its beak. Gable wall of No. 14 (q.v.) breaks forward on the left, and from
this runs the garden wall with rounded coping and central gateway formed with
shouldered slabs. Continuing to right at slightly higher level is unusually
tall barn of watershot coursed sandstone, slate roof with gable copings and
kneelers at right gable; 3 bays with central segmental-headed wagon archway, a
window above this, slit breathers on either side, blocked doorway at left end
and similar doorway at right end altered as window, another window beside
this; right gable has slit breathers, rear has single-storey outshut.

Listing NGR: SD7871726001

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Source: English Heritage

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