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Lower Cockham Farmhouse and Attached Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6817 / 53°40'54"N

Longitude: -2.3186 / 2°19'6"W

OS Eastings: 379055

OS Northings: 420634

OS Grid: SD790206

Mapcode National: GBR DT7V.TX

Mapcode Global: WH97B.CQ5C

Entry Name: Lower Cockham Farmhouse and Attached Barn

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185685

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Eden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Musbury St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 72 SE
5/107

HASLINGDEN
(off) IRWELL VALE ROAD
Lower Cockham Farmhouse and attached barn

II

Farmhouse, dated 1717 (on lintel of former doorway in south gable wall), but probably part of earlier house; altered with barn attached at east side. House of sandstone rubble with quoins, stone slate roof (probably raised at eaves), with chimney stack at each original side wall. Single-depth 2-bay plan with single storey outshut under catslide roof to west side. Two storeys; original doorway at right hand side of south gable wall, now altered as window, has large rectangular lintel inscribed L H 1717; 6 altered or inserted windows in this wall, and another doorway into the outshut to the left; right return wall has single round-headed light at 1st floor but is otherwise concealed by attached barn. North gable wall has a 16-light double-chamfered mullion and transom window at ground floor, a 3-light chamfered mullion window above; single-storey extension covers right hand side of this wall. Interior: each ground floor bay has one very large chamfered beam; 1st floor has smaller beams above these, forming ties to roof trusses which are apparently later (but mostly concealed). Four-bay barn (with 2-bay 2-storey continuation) of watershot coursed sandstone with stone slate roof has front outshut covering dairy to rear of house, opposed segmental-headed wagon entrances with jambs composed of single massive slabs; stepped-out continuation has 3 doorways with rectangular jambs and lintels.


Listing NGR: SD7905520634

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