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Whitewall Wood, Bury

Description: Whitewall Wood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185722

OS Grid Reference: SD8131014604
OS Grid Coordinates: 381310, 414604
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6276, -2.2841

Location: Bury BL9 6SX

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

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Listing Text


12/144 Nos. 1,3, and 5 Whitewall Wood
- II

House (Nos. 1 and 3) dated 1748 on lintel, altered as 2 cottages, now one
dwelling, with attached cottage (no. 5) c.1800. Coursed sandstone blocks with
quoins, stone slate roof with brick chimney stacks at gables. House is of
single-depth 2-bay plan with rear outshut. Two storeys; continuous chamfered
dripcourse; original doorway offset right of centre has board door, chamfered
surround and lintel crudely inscribed L ; ground floor originally had
J : M
double-chamfered mullion windows of 2 and 2 lights to the left, 3 lights to
the right but the 2nd has been altered as a door and the others as top-hung
casements; 1st floor has similar 3-light windows similarly altered. Rear:
single storey outshut has chamfered side wall door, 1st bay has 2-light window
lacking mullion, 2nd bay has 1st floor window with chamfered mullion, rear of
outshut has remains of similar windows. Interior: some large chamfered beams
in outshut, otherwise beams, fireplaces and doors consistent with date. No.
5 attached at right on lower level in watershot coursing, one bay, 2 lower
storeys with doorway to right and one vertical rectangular window each floor
also with C19-type sills and heads: included only as part of group.

Listing NGR: SD8131014604

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Source: English Heritage

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