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Tongue Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen

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Latitude: 53.7332 / 53°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.5378 / 2°32'15"W

OS Eastings: 364620

OS Northings: 426449

OS Grid: SD646264

Mapcode National: GBR BTQ8.CG

Mapcode Global: WH970.ZFPD

Entry Name: Tongue Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Last Amended: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184720

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

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Listing Text


sD 646 264

1/47 Tongue Hill Farmhouse
24-11-96 (Formerly listed as Tongue Hill
- II off Victoria Road)

Farmhouse, dated 1735 above door, now house. Sandstone rubble on
plinth, with quoins, stone slate roof with one chimney on the ridge
at the junction of the 1st and 2nd bays, and chimneys at both gables.
Rectangular 3-bay plan. Two storeys; low let floor band; doorway
between 2nd and 3rd bays has simple ashlar surround with moulded
cornice in the band, and at 1st floor above this is a square datestone
with moulded surround, inscribed P ; three 4-light windows on each
floor, all recessed with hollow-chamfered mullions. Left return wall
has, set back, a single-storey lean-to, and at 1st floor a similar
4-light window with a hoodmould. Rear has a band and windows similar
to those at the front: 4 at ground floor, of 3, 2, 2 and 3 lights,
and 2 at 1st floor, both of 2 lights with hoodmoulds; between these
a stairlight and a smaller window. Interior: quarter-round moulded
beams in all ground floor rooms, and 2 others in the roof; longitudinal
partition giving the impression of a 6-room plan, the rear rooms much

Listing NGR: SD6459826418

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