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Raby's Old Farmhouse Circa 25 Metres South East of Raby's Farmhouse, Barton

Description: Raby's Old Farmhouse Circa 25 Metres South East of Raby's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 185851

OS Grid Reference: SD5204539646
OS Grid Coordinates: 352045, 439646
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8508, -2.7304

Location: M6, Barton, Lancashire PR3 0RN

Locality: Barton
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 0RN

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Listing Text


4/4 Raby's Old Farmhouse c.25
metres south east of
Raby's Farmhouse

20.2.1985 II

Cruck-framed farmhouse, C17 or earlier, altered in C18, now used as store.
Brick with some boulder stone, corrugated iron roof on 2 levels with boarded
eaves, brick chimneys on ridge and at left gable. Three-bay baffle-entry
plan, 1½ storeys; the 1st bay rebuilt, raised and extended to the rear in C18.
East front of whitewashed brick has segmental-headed doorway to 2nd bay in
line with ridge chimney, a similar doorway on the right to the 3rd bay, 2
segmental-headed 3-light casements to the left and a 2-light sliding-sash
dormer breaking the eaves of the 2nd bay. Rear: south half of 2nd bay wall
made of boulder stones, left of this the foot of a cruck blade is exposed,
standing on a padstone, and further left are vertical rectangular windows of
one and 2 lights to the 2nd and 3rd bays respectively. Interior: 2nd bay
incorporates full cruck truss with neither spurs nor dorsals (lower part of
front blade severed), has a heck with shouldered heck-post (possible re-used
wallpost), and a ceiling probably inserted in C18; 3rd bay has large axial
beam, and joists which have tongue-stopped chamfer; roof of 2nd bay composed
of closely spaced rafters.

Listing NGR: SD5205239621

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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