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Description: Hobstones Cottages
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 186262
OS Grid Reference: SD8819541695
OS Grid Coordinates: 388195, 441695
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8713, -2.1810
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SD 84 SE COLNE (off) SMITHY LANE
7/111 Hobstones Farmhouse
and Nos 2 and 3 Hobstones
Originally a farmhouse and cottage. Now farmhouse and 2 cottages. Early C18
of several dates, but on earlier core. Stone. Stone slate roof, moulded coping, kneelers and square
gutter corbels. 2 storeys. Jettied porch on left has doorway with massive lintel and incised
datestone S/E E/1700. Moulding continued through lintel and jambs. One 3-light
Venetian window. Wider, 2-storeyed projection to right with one 6-light cham-
fered stone mullion window. Double 3-light Venetian window above. Dated S/E
E/1710 in apex. C17 doorway on each floor in return. That on 1st floor,
blocked. To left of porch one 3-light window. One 3-light window with wide
centre light and one 2-light window above. Middle section: one 3-light and one
4-light window above. Plain doorway. The ground floor and Venetian windows have moulded and
returned dripstones. Interior has inglenook and beehive oven at rear. Single storey extension to
right not of special interest. Initials are for Edward and Jenet Stephenson. House already divided by
Listing NGR: SD8819541695
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Source: English Heritage
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