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Lower Emmott House, Laneshaw Bridge

Description: Lower Emmott House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186424

OS Grid Reference: SD9268640510
OS Grid Coordinates: 392686, 440510
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8608, -2.1127

Location: 17 School Lane, Laneshaw, Lancashire BB8 7HX

Locality: Laneshaw Bridge
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 7HX

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Listing Text

(Southwest side)
Lower Emmott


House. C1600, altered mid C19. Coursed, dressed gritstone, stone slate roof.
T-shaped plan; 2-storey, 3-bay front with lower 2-storey, 4-bay rear wing.
Mid C19 front: large groins; Ionic open-sided porch with plain entablature is
offset to left and encloses part-glazed and panelled door with overlight in
moulded surround under Tudor-arched head; flanking windows have tall. 4-pane
sashes with projecting sills and plan lintels. 1st floor shorter windows in
same style. Shaped stone gutter brackets to hipped roof with corniced end
stacks. Left return: bay 1 breaks forward and has 4-pane sash within blocked
square-headed, quoined opening; sash with glazing bars above. 3 bays to right
have central panelled door with overlight under probably Cl9 Tudor-arched
lintel; C20 casement on left and large sash with glazing bars on right. lst
floor windows as bay 1. Ashlar gable copings on left two corniced ridge
stacks; margin-glazed, round-heading stair window to end of front range on
right. Right return: C1600 mullioned window of 9 round-headed lights with
cavetto-moulded surrounds, 2 king mullions and hoodmould; matching 2-light
windows to right partly masked by later addition.

1st floor: three sashes with glazing bars on left of 2-light mullioned window.
Gable of wing is roughcast but has 3-light mullioned window under hoodmould.
Interior: not fully inspected. Appears mostly mid-late C19 with round-arched
marble fireplace to front-right room, ceiling in 3 panels with decorative
roses. Stone-flagged floor in space lit by C1600 window. Wooden staircase
with turned newel, plain balustrade and curved handrail. The irregulerities
of Masonry suggest major rebuilding which incorporates some walling of a
former cross-wing in the present front range.

Listing NGR: SD9268640510

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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