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Farm Cottage post House

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Wyresdale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9826 / 53°58'57"N

Longitude: -2.6706 / 2°40'14"W

OS Eastings: 356122

OS Northings: 454264

OS Grid: SD561542

Mapcode National: GBR 9QSD.M3

Mapcode Global: WH84N.Y5G7

Entry Name: Farm Cottage post House

Listing Date: 2 May 1968

Last Amended: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182580

Location: Over Wyresdale, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Over Wyresdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Over Wyresdale Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 55 SE OVER WYRESDALE ABBEYSTEAD

12/44 Post House and Farm Cottage
2-5-1968 (formerly listed as Post Office)

GV II

Pair of houses, 1892 with C17th remains. Sandstone rubble with slate roof.
2 storeys. Windows rebated and chamfered with mullions. Post House, at the
right, has a drip course, and ground-floor windows which appear to be
C17th and re-used. To the left of the door they are of 2 and 4 lights. To
the right is one of 3 lights. On the 1st floor are 2 of 3 lights, with a
central 2-light window. The door has a moulded surround with a
battlemented lintel inscribed: 'ID NDE 1677'. The Cottage is a gabled
cross wing at the left. It has a drip course, a window of 4 lights on the
ground floor and one of 3 lights above. The gable has a coping with
kneelers, and a ball finial. Against the left-hand return wall there is a
lean-to projection. Chimneys to left and right of Post House. The rear
(north-east) wall of The Cottage is similar to its other facade. The
doorway is in the lean-to at the right and has a moulded surround with
embattled lintel insribed: '18 S 92'. The rear wall of Post House has some
rebated and chamfered mullioned windows.


Listing NGR: SD5612254264

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