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Langroyd Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings, Colne

Description: Langroyd Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 186242

OS Grid Reference: SD8906041105
OS Grid Coordinates: 389060, 441105
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8660, -2.1678

Location: The Croft, Newchurch, Lancashire BB8 7AN

Locality: Colne
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 7AN

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


7/92 Langroyd Farmhouse and attached
29.1.53 outbuildings

- II

The entry shall be amended to read:


1317-/7/92 Langroyd Farmhouse and attached

- II

Farmhouse and attached combination outbuilding incorporating the functions of shippon and
hay barn. Late C17 incorporating elements of earlier builds,with alterations and additions in
C18 and C19. Coursed rubble sandstone,with cut stone dressings,quoins,coped gables with
moulded kneelers. Ridge, off ridge and side wall stacks to house, 2 of stone, the other
rendered. Shallow-pitched roof with stone slate covering. The house is a refronted
double-depth gable-entry plan,with a substantial contemporary outbuilding,itself altered and
enlarged on several occasions. House front gabled,of 2 storeys with attic,and 3 window bays
wide. Central doorway with C18 plain stone surround comprised of single jambs and a
shallow lintel, formerly below a triangular hood.Flanking the doorway are stacked 4-light
widows with recessed ovolo mullions, all with irregular surrounds. 2-light mullioned window
above doorway.Semi-circular headed attic light to centre, immediately below chimney stack
Left side elevation with doorway to rear bay and stacked 2-light C18 mullioned windows
incorporating re-used ovolo mullions. Attached outbuilding with numerous additions and
alterations, but main body of building appears to be of C17 date, with chamfered surrounds
to doorways, and longditudinally-braced king-post roof trusses rising from short braced
wall-posts set on corbels. South end concealed by house; east side wall with C19 addition
in brick to the north of a C17 chamfered doorway within a porch, the lintel of which is a
massive stone trough. Further north are C17 vents, a C18 doorway with overlight, blocked
C17 doorway with massive lintel and quoin line to north,and full-height double doorway
at north end set within porch. West side with 2 C19 double doorways at north end, and
with other parts of the elevation breaking forward, a double doorway towards the centre
where the roof line is most advanced. Further C18 openings,and a chamfered C17 doorway
at the junction with the house. Interior not inspected, but believed to contain features of
interest, such as broad plank half-hung doors, breathers to gable walls, triple purlin roof with
ridge purlin, and some king post trusses with supplementary struts within the truss.



7/92 Langroyd Farmhouse and
attached outbuildings

- II

Farmhouse, barn, shippon and outbuildings under same roof. Early C18. Stone.
Stone slate roof, coping and moulded kneelers. 2 storeys with an attic lit from
the gable which is the symmetrical show front. Two 4-light stone mullion windows
on each floor and one 2-light window similar on 1st floor with rare insurance
seal fixed to wall. One single light window in gable with moulded, semicircular
head. Plain doorway with triangular stone hood. One gable and one ridge stack,
another lateral stack on the Left-hand return. Two chamfered 2-light windows and
a doorway, then shippon breaks forward and barn beyond that. An unusual plan and
formal facade.

Listing NGR: SD8906041105

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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