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Description: Stainscomb Farmhouse
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186428
OS Grid Reference: SD7973138253
OS Grid Coordinates: 379731, 438253
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8401, -2.3095
SD 73 NE GOLDSHAW BOOTH
Farmhouse derelict at time of survey. Late C17. Coursed gritstone rubble, stone
slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 cells with 2-storey front porch and outshuts to rear.
Large quoins. Porch to right of centre, has chamfered quoined square-headed doorway;
within are stone benches and an old, studded oak door. Inverted offset beneath
niche for datestone (missing) set below intact 3-light, double-chamfered, mullioned
window. Housebody, set back on left, has an incomplete 5-light mullioned window
beneath similar 4-light window. Front wall to right of porch and roof above, have
collapsed. External stack to left gable no shaft. Rear: several crudely-formed
mullioned windows, mostly blocked. Interior: housebody has broad fireplace with
collapsed arch; twin spire beams; collared principal-rafter truss over. Stone-paved
stair and landing within outshut.
Sarah Pearons, Rural Houses of the Lancashire Pennines 1560-1760, RCHM, 1985,
Plate 64 and p149.
Listing NGR: SD7973138253
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Source: English Heritage
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