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Description: Widowscroft Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212519
OS Grid Reference: SK0055397267
OS Grid Coordinates: 400553, 397267
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4721, -1.9931
SK 09 NW
SK 005 972
Laithe-house. "RH 1837" on keystone above barn door.
Hammer-dressed stone with graduated stone slate roof.
Double-depth central-staircase plan with 2 storeys and an
adjoining barn and byre all under one roof. Central door
with square-cut stone surround and hoodmould. Two 3-light
chamfered stone mullion windows with hoodmoulds to each
floor. Shaped gutter brackets, coped gables with kneelers
and 2 ridge chimney stacks with oversailing courses. The
barn to the right has a large barn door the segmental arch
having a carved and dated keystone with a stag's head. A
door to the right has a square-cut surround and the gable
has 3 lancet vents with hoodmoulds. Small 2-storey wing to
rear has ornate finials.
Listing NGR: SK0055397267
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Source: English Heritage
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