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2-6, Old Street, Rossendale

Description: 2-6, Old Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 185803

OS Grid Reference: SD8342122380
OS Grid Coordinates: 383421, 422380
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6976, -2.2526

Location: Old Street, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 9EA

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 9EA

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Listing Text

New Church

6/224 Nos 2 to 6 (even)
7.6.1971 (formerly listed under Newchurch)

Farmhouse, probably C16, altered, now 3 dwellings. Flat sandstone rubble with
quoins, stone slate roof with 2 chimneys on the ridge and one at the right
gable (and now 3 skylights). Three-bay plan with through passage originally
to right side of chimney stack at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays. Two storeys;
original entrance (now door to No.6) has moulded Tudor-arched surround, the
head undercut in a massive lintel; original recessed hollow-chamfered mullion
windows to housepart (No.4) and 3rd bay (No.6): left of doorway a 2-light
firewindow and left of this a large window of round-headed lights with hollow
spandrels (4 lights surviving, another at left end broken by inserted glazed
door), and right a similar 4-light window; all these with hoodmoulds. First
floor has three square-headed 3-light windows above those at ground floor.
First bay (No.2) has larger and later recessed hollow-chamfered mullion
windows; 4 lights on each floor, the lower with a hoodmould broken at the left
end by an inserted door.

Listing NGR: SD8342122380

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

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