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Nos 2 and 4 Higher Constable Lee, Rawtenstall

Description: Nos 2 and 4 Higher Constable Lee

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185776

OS Grid Reference: SD8118824038
OS Grid Coordinates: 381188, 424038
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7124, -2.2865

Location: Lime Tree Grove, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 7RU

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

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Listing Text

Higher Constable Lee

6/197 Nos. 2 and 4 Higher Constable
- Lee

- II

Farmhouse, C17, altered, now 2 dwellings. Coursed sandstone rubble, stone
slate roof with gable chimneys. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan with projecting
porch at right hand side. Two storeys; 2-storey gabled porch has a window on
each floor, the upper of 2 lights with a flush mullion, present door in right
return wall now covered by light wooden porch; to left, inserted door in
centre, and 2 altered windows on each floor. The interior is the principal
feature of interest, the 2nd bay containing a large inglenook fireplace with
bressummer beam and at right end a heck with witch-post, the head on the inner
face gouged with a diagonal cross: this is one of only 2 examples known in
the district (other is at Newhouse Farmhouse, Nos. 1 to 7 Springfield Road,
q.v.). Present farmhouse added at rear is not included in the item).

Listing NGR: SD8118824038

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Source: English Heritage

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