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Lower Emmott House

A Grade II Listed Building in Laneshaw Bridge, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8608 / 53°51'38"N

Longitude: -2.1127 / 2°6'45"W

OS Eastings: 392686

OS Northings: 440510

OS Grid: SD926405

Mapcode National: GBR FRPS.DR

Mapcode Global: WHB7S.J753

Entry Name: Lower Emmott House

Listing Date: 6 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186424

Location: Laneshaw Bridge, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Laneshaw Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Colne Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD94SW CIVIL PARISH OF COLNE SCHOOL LANE
(Southwest side)
8/290
Lower Emmott
House

GV II

House. C1600, altered mid C19. Coursed, dressed gritstone, stone slate roof.
T-shaped plan; 2-storey, 3-bay front with lower 2-storey, 4-bay rear wing.
Mid C19 front: large groins; Ionic open-sided porch with plain entablature is
offset to left and encloses part-glazed and panelled door with overlight in
moulded surround under Tudor-arched head; flanking windows have tall. 4-pane
sashes with projecting sills and plan lintels. 1st floor shorter windows in
same style. Shaped stone gutter brackets to hipped roof with corniced end
stacks. Left return: bay 1 breaks forward and has 4-pane sash within blocked
square-headed, quoined opening; sash with glazing bars above. 3 bays to right
have central panelled door with overlight under probably Cl9 Tudor-arched
lintel; C20 casement on left and large sash with glazing bars on right. lst
floor windows as bay 1. Ashlar gable copings on left two corniced ridge
stacks; margin-glazed, round-heading stair window to end of front range on
right. Right return: C1600 mullioned window of 9 round-headed lights with
cavetto-moulded surrounds, 2 king mullions and hoodmould; matching 2-light
windows to right partly masked by later addition.

1st floor: three sashes with glazing bars on left of 2-light mullioned window.
Gable of wing is roughcast but has 3-light mullioned window under hoodmould.
Interior: not fully inspected. Appears mostly mid-late C19 with round-arched
marble fireplace to front-right room, ceiling in 3 panels with decorative
roses. Stone-flagged floor in space lit by C1600 window. Wooden staircase
with turned newel, plain balustrade and curved handrail. The irregulerities
of Masonry suggest major rebuilding which incorporates some walling of a
former cross-wing in the present front range.


Listing NGR: SD9268640510

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