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Orchard Cottage, Whitworth

Description: Orchard Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185830

OS Grid Reference: SD8854317703
OS Grid Coordinates: 388543, 417703
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6557, -2.1748

Location: Taylor Street, Whitworth, Lancashire OL12 8QQ

Locality: Whitworth
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL12 8QQ

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Listing Text


11/251 No.11 (Orchard Cottage)

House, dated 1692 over doorway to 1st bay altered. White-painted
roughcast probably over sandstone rubble, stone slate roof with chimney at
left gable, another on the ridge at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays.
Three-bay plan. Two storeys; old doorway to 1st bay, datestone over it
with worn raised lettering, renovated, "1692"; modern stone porch to
2nd bay; 3 windows at ground floor and 4 above, all with glazing bars,
mostly deeply recessed with chamfered jambs, and some with chamfered
heads: in 1st bay a square top-hung casement, a 2-light window above with
chamfered mullion; in 2nd bay, a horizontal rectangular window of 2 square
lights with a rectangular mullion, and 2 square windows above; and in 3rd
bay 2 lights on each floor, both with chamfered mullions, the upper window

Listing NGR: SD8854317703

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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