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Higher Oakenbank, Trawden Forest

Description: Higher Oakenbank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186427

OS Grid Reference: SD9146737196
OS Grid Coordinates: 391467, 437196
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8310, -2.1311

Location: Trawden, Lancashire BB8 8PS

Locality: Trawden Forest
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 8PS

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Listing Text


Higher Oakenbank

- II

Small farmhouse. Late C17, probably rebuilt and extended late C18; undergoing reno-
vation 1988. Coursed rubble gritstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys single-cell
width, 2 deep; addition set forward on left; rear outshuts to both parts. Original
house has large quoins and small, chamfered fire-window on left (mullion removed);
to right is a larger 2-light mullioned window with inserted opening on its right.
1st floor: walling is more deeply coursed; 6-light, square-fenced mullioned window
with king mullion. Stone end stack on left. Addition, forward on left, has door
on right of 2-light, square-faced mullioned window; square hatches over; no roof
covering. Right return of original house has a small chamfered window on left and
upper floor of more deeply-coursed stone with 2-light and 1-light windows. Interior
not inspected: RCHM notes C18 fireplace and doorway through to rear with stopped
chamfer; beams and joists in housebody with stopped chamfers; king-post truss with
raking struts.
Sarah Pearson, Rural Houses of the Lancashire Pennines 1560-1760, RCHM, 1985, p166.

Listing NGR: SD9146737196

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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