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Lower Constable Lee Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7098 / 53°42'35"N

Longitude: -2.2879 / 2°17'16"W

OS Eastings: 381092

OS Northings: 423750

OS Grid: SD810237

Mapcode National: GBR DTGJ.GV

Mapcode Global: WH97B.T0PS

Entry Name: Lower Constable Lee Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185783

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Cribden

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Constable Lee St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/02/2016

SD 82 SW

RAWTENSTALL, Constable Lee,
Lower Constable Lee Farmhouse

(Formerly listed under HOLLIN ROAD)


Farmhouse, C17 or earlier, altered, now house. Sandstone random rubble, slate
roof with ridge chimney at junction of 1st and 2nd bays and external chimney
at right side wall of wing. F-plan: 3 bays with projecting porch at junction
of 1st and 2nd bays, projecting wing to front of 3rd bay. Two storeys;
2-storey porch (now buttressed) with slightly oversailing upper floor has
large splayed lintel over doorway (now with glazed double doors) and inner
doorway with chamfered surround at 1st floor a horizontal rectangular window
with double-recessed head and a hoodmould; most windows altered, but 2nd bay
has a 3-light flush-mullion window, gable of wing has windows altered, but 2nd
bay has a 3-light flush-mullion window, gable of wing has hollow-moulded
hoodmould over window on each floor; modern lean-to porch in re-entrant angle
of wing. Right return wall has external chimney stack with horizontal
set-offs carrying a diagonal chimney with moulded cap. Rear: lean-to outshut
has blocked doorway with large lintel; several small windows including 2 at
ground floor with slab cornices. Interior: in 2nd bay, flanking the doorways
to the 3rd bay, are 4 unusual staves or wands c.1½ metres high and 10cm thick,
with star-shaped heads formed of interpenetrating tetrahedrons (purpose
unknown); in 3rd bay a fine moulded Tudor-arched stone fireplace and a
saltcupboard; at 1st floor an exceptionally heavy cambered tie-beam.

Listing NGR: SD8109223750

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