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Higher Oakenbank

A Grade II Listed Building in Trawden Forest, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.831 / 53°49'51"N

Longitude: -2.1311 / 2°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 391467

OS Northings: 437196

OS Grid: SD914371

Mapcode National: GBR FSK4.FG

Mapcode Global: WHB7S.7ZF0

Entry Name: Higher Oakenbank

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186427

Location: Trawden Forest, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Trawden Forest

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Trawden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 93 NW

Higher Oakenbank

Small farmhouse. Late C17, probably rebuilt and extended late C18; undergoing renovation 1988. Coursed rubble gritstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys single-cell width, 2 deep; addition set forward on left; rear outshuts to both parts. Original house has large quoins and small, chamfered fire-window on left (mullion removed); to right is a larger 2-light mullioned window with inserted opening on its right. 1st floor: walling is more deeply coursed; 6-light, square-fenced mullioned window with king mullion. Stone end stack on left. Addition, forward on left, has door on right of 2-light, square-faced mullioned window; square hatches over; no roof covering. Right return of original house has a small chamfered window on left and upper floor of more deeply coursed stone with 2-light and 1-light windows.
Interior not inspected: RCHM notes C18 fireplace and doorway through to rear with stopped chamfer; beams and joists in housebody with stopped chamfers; king-post truss with raking struts.

Sarah Pearson, Rural Houses of the Lancashire Pennines 1560-1760, RCHM, 1985, p166.

Listing NGR: SD9146737196

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