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28 and 30, Tong Lane, Whitworth

Description: 28 and 30, Tong Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185833

OS Grid Reference: SD8830018629
OS Grid Coordinates: 388300, 418629
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6640, -2.1785

Location: Back Cowm Lane, Whitworth, Lancashire OL12 8BE

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

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Listing Text


11/254 Nos. 28 and 30

Farmhouse, dated 1721 on lintel of porch, extended and altered as 2
dwellings, renovation in progress (1984). Coursed thin sandstone rubble,
stone slate roof. Single-depth 3-bay plan with added porch to front of
2nd and 3rd bays, 4th bay added at left end. Two storeys, built with back
to road; continuous dripcourse; large single storey gabled porch has
doorway in right side with lintel inscribed : left of porch are
I S: 1721
mullion windows (recessed) on both floors, 2 square lights to 1st bay,
3 lights to 2nd bay, the latter with narrow centre lights. First bay has
inserted plain doorway. Added bay to left,later, has altered windows on
both floors. Right return wall has recessed 2-light window with
hoodmould at 1st floor; rear is blind. Interior: Original 1st bay has
large crudely-chamfered beams (one with housings from previous use as
cruck-blade), stop-chamfered joists; 2nd bay has similar beams, undecorated
joists, and quarter-turn stone stairs at rear wall; added bay has C19
iron fireplace with decorated surround, old oven-and-boiler kitchen

Listing NGR: SD8830018629

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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