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Latitude: 53.7454 / 53°44'43"N
Longitude: -2.5399 / 2°32'23"W
OS Eastings: 364491
OS Northings: 427802
OS Grid: SD644278
Mapcode National: GBR BTP4.X3
Mapcode Global: WH970.Y4P1
Entry Name: Higher Twist Field Farmhouse
Listing Date: 27 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163366
English Heritage Legacy ID: 184718
Location: Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2
County: Blackburn with Darwen
Civil Parish: Pleasington
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Feniscowles Immanuel
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 62 NW PLEASINGTON (off) BILLINGE END ROAD
SD 644 277
1/45 Higher Twist Field Farmhouse
Farmhouse, probably C17, raised probably c.1800, now house.
Whitewashed sandstone rubble with quoins, corrugated sheet roof with
one ridge chimney. Rectangular 3-bay plan with a through passage
behind the stack, probably originally a single-storey longhouse.
Two storeys, the upper level of the walls noticeably set back and
lacking quoins; modern single-storey kitchen now attached to centre of
front; right of this is a chamfered doorway (a matching doorway in the
rear wall opposed to this), left of it at ground floor 2 horizontal
rectangular windows with chamfered surrounds, which were probably
originally 2 and 3 light mullioned windows; at the right end a former
doorway is now blocked and mostly concealed by external stone steps
to a 1st floor loft door (an inserted window left of the steps). At
1st floor are 2 windows, one square, other altered or inserted. Rear:
in addition to the chamfered doorway there is a 2-light flush-mullion
window to the 3rd bay, a small window (perhaps formerly mullioned) to the
right of this, 2 altered ground floor windows, and 2 square 1st floor
windows. Interior: housepart in middle bay has large inglenook with
heck, chamfered bressummer (supporting 2 chamfered beams), and fireplace
with stone jambs which have moulded shoulders.
Listing NGR: SD6449127802
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