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Lower Tippett Farmhouse and Attached Barn, Rossendale

Description: Lower Tippett Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185759

OS Grid Reference: SD8336220968
OS Grid Coordinates: 383362, 420968
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6849, -2.2534

Location: Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 7DP

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 7DP

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Listing Text


6/180 Lower Tippett Farmhouse and
attached barn

- II

Two farmhouses and attached barn forming a single range of building, in 3
builds probably later C18; now in course of renovation as 3 dwellings.
Watershot coursed sandstone blocks, slate and stone slate roof (barn roofless
at time of survey). Houses single pile, 2 bays + 2 bays, with added kitchen
to front of house on left, and vaulted well house to rear. Two storeys;
single storey gabled kitchen with chimney at gable has plain doorway at the
junction, one window in this side and one in the end wall, and cellar below;
this house has a stepped triple-light window at first floor left and 3 other
windows. House in centre of range has central plain doorway (lintel raised),
a 4-light slab mullioned window to the left, a stepped triple-light window on
each floor to the right, and 2 other windows at 1st floor. Vertical joint to
barn on right, which is now a shell with round-arched wagon entrance in
centre, small square openings each side, and plain doorways each end. Rear of
the range was originally back-to-earth, has been excavated and rebuilt, but
formerly underground vaulted well-house survives. Interior: entirely rebuilt
except cellar and wellhouse, which has stone slab shelves etc., the wellhouse
also a stone cistern for spring water.

Listing NGR: SD8336220968

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Source: English Heritage

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