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Gatehouse at Martholme

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hyndburn, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7997 / 53°47'58"N

Longitude: -2.3769 / 2°22'36"W

OS Eastings: 375271

OS Northings: 433777

OS Grid: SD752337

Mapcode National: GBR CSVH.6N

Mapcode Global: WH96Q.GRCF

Entry Name: Gatehouse at Martholme

Listing Date: 11 July 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183876

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB6

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Netherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Great Harwood St Bartholomew and St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

GREAT HARWOOD MARTHOLME LANE
SD 73 SE
3/73 Gatehouse at Martholme
11.7.1966
GV II*

Gatehouse, dated 1561. Sandstone rubble with quoins, restored stone slate
roof with gable copings and kneelers, finial at left gable, one chimney on
ridge, another at right gable. Three-bay rectangular plan. Two storeys;
symmetrical front and rear: in centre a wide rounded and chamfered arch
(originally open, now glazed), above this a square recess with a cast
plaque with shield and helm, lettered at the bottom corners "15" "61";
in centre of 1st floor a large mullion and transom window with 8 round-
headed lights; otherwise 2 windows each floor, all with 3 round-headed
lights. Rear is the same except that it has no side windows at 1st
floor. Left return wall has a similar 3 light window at 1st floor, and
pointed light at ground floor. Modern addition at right end, with
ex situ furnishings. Restored from derelict condition recently.


Listing NGR: SD7527133777

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