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Waggoner Tunstead Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6958 / 53°41'44"N

Longitude: -2.2235 / 2°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 385339

OS Northings: 422176

OS Grid: SD853221

Mapcode National: GBR DTXP.DW

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.TCCK

Entry Name: Waggoner Tunstead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 June 1968

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185653

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Stacksteads

Built-Up Area: Bacup

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstead Holy Trinity with Bacup St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 82 SE BACUP TUNSTEAD ROAD
Stackstead

7/76 Waggoner Tunstead Farmhouse
19.6.1968 (formerly listed as Waggoner Tunstead)
- II*

Large farmhouse, dated 1632 on lintel of rear doorway, extended, altered,
and recently renovated; now house. Coursed sandstone with quoins, stone
slate roofs with gable copings and one chimney stack on ridge to rear.
Composite plan: 2-bay range with 2-bay crosswing at the left side
incorporating front and rear doorways (and separately roofed), single-bay
rear wing to 2nd bay. Two storeys, with basement storey at right end.
Gable wall of crosswing has moulded Tudor-arched doorway to integral porch
on right, one double-chamfered stone mullion window with hoodmould on each
floor, of 4 and 5 -lights, (inserted window at 1st floor); to the right,
ground floor has a similar 6-light window with hollow chamfer, and modern
coupled cross windows, 1st floor has flush-mullion windows of 4,5,5, and
5 lights. Left side wall of crosswing has a 3-light window on each floor
of front bay, restored stepped 5-light flush mullion window on each floor
of rear bay; rear gable wall of wing has wide doorway with moulded jambs
and very large lintel lettered in relief: "IT.1632.IE .IS" (S reversed),
a 3-light doubte-chamfered stone mullion window at ground floor and at
1st floor a 4-light chamfered mullion window with double recessed head.
Right return wall of main range has small chamfered window on each floor
and in gable, wing continuing this wall has chamfered 5-light mullion
window to basement, a double-chamfered 6-light mullion window with
triple-recessed head at ground floor, and a 2-light flush mullion window
above; rear gable of wing has door inserted in part of a flush mullion
window,a small chamfered window to the right,and at 1st floor 2 double
chamfered mullion windows with triple recessed heads and hoodmoulds,
6 and 2 lights; in re-entrant of wing is small chamfered stairlight.
Interior: through passage in wing (now staircase); housepart with diamond
flagged floor, very large stone arched fireplace with moulded surround
and cambered head (formed of 2 blocks), 2 large beams with tongue-stopped
chamfer carrying scored joists; 2 kingpost roof trusses (one now
incorporated in wall).


Listing NGR: SD8533922176

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