British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Sales's Farmhouse with Attached Barn, Bury

Description: Sales's Farmhouse with Attached Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185718

OS Grid Reference: SD8179814987
OS Grid Coordinates: 381798, 414987
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6311, -2.2767

Location: Sales's Lane, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BL9 6SZ

Locality: Bury
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BL9 6SZ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text


12/140 Sales's Farmhouse with attached
9.8.1966 barn

- II

Farmhouse and barn under one roof, dated 1679 on re-cut lintel of doorway of
lean-to at right end. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, stone slate roof
with brick chimney close to right gable. L-shaped plan: house of 2-bay
end-baffle-entry type with extension to rear of 2nd bay, and 3-bay barn
continued to left. Two storeys, walls raised 3 or 4 courses, rear extension
separately roofed; original entrance in right return wall now covered by
single-storey lean-to; present entrance by inserted door to 1st bay. Left of
this a chamfered mullion window with hoodmould (originally 4 lights, altered,
now lacking 2 mullions), right of it a chamfered mullion 4-light window and a
2-light firewindow with linked hoodmoulds, both lacking one mullion; 1st floor
has 2 chamfered flush mullion windows, both 3-lights, altered, lacking one
mullion. At right end lean-to (replacing original porch) has doorway with
re-cut lintel inscribed ":IS : 1679:", and extension partly covered by this
has plain doorway and remains of one flush mullion window on each floor.
Interior: 2nd bay has inglenook fireplace with very large crudely chamfered
bressumer, heck to original doorway on the left, 2 chamfered beams. History:
Thomas Sale, Quaker, imprisoned 1665 (Bury Guardian 4.9.1926, and 21 and
28.10, 4.11.1933). (NB plan-type closely resembling Ridshaw Farmhouse, Bury
Old Road, qv).

Listing NGR: SD8179814987

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.