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Description: Ridding Lane Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324097
OS Grid Reference: SD6807768765
OS Grid Coordinates: 368077, 468765
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1138, -2.4898
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BENTHAM RIDDING LAKE
SD 66 NE
6/31 Ridding Lane Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid-late C17 with C18 and late C19 alterations. Slobbered rubble
stone dressings, stone slate roof. Late C19 entrance front. 2 storeys, double
fronted. Reused C17 entrance has moulded surround, heightened to take fanlight;
decorated lintel inscribed 1664 with initials R H (Richard Hall); hoodmould.
Rear: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Late C17 entrance to right of centre has moulded surround
and segmental head. To right is ground-floor early C18 former 3-light window
with moulded surround, mullions now gone, and to left is similar ground-floor
window but 4-light with flat-faced mullions; C20 casements. Left-hand bay has
one late C19 window per storey; sashes with glazing bars. Above door is C17
chamfered stair window, formerly 3-lights but right-hand light now blocked and
left-hand mullion missing; C20 casement. To right on upper floor is C17 3-light
double chamfered mullioned window and C20 casements and to left are remains of
heightened C18 3-light window with mullions missing; C20 casements. Gable-end
ridge stacks and ridge stack to right of centre.
Interior: reputed to contain fireplace inscribed 'W X M 692 Honi Soit qui mal y
pense'. Source: J Bibby A History of Bentham (n.d), pll.
Listing NGR: SD6807768765
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Source: English Heritage
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