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Old House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitworth, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6882 / 53°41'17"N

Longitude: -2.1685 / 2°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 388969

OS Northings: 421323

OS Grid: SD889213

Mapcode National: GBR FT9S.BL

Mapcode Global: WHB8J.NKLC

Entry Name: Old House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185835

Location: Whitworth, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL12

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Civil Parish: Whitworth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Facit St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


7/256 Old House Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse and barn under one roof, C18, altered, now house. Watershot
coursed sandstone and random rubble, stone slate roof with 2 ridge
chimneys. Four bays , the 1st and 2nd originally the barn. Two storeys:
principal feature of interest is left gable wall, at south west or weather
end, which projects to front and rear and rises above eaves to stepped and
embattled parapet, pierced at the sides and at the apex with round openings:
this is a windbreaker to prevent damage to roof, said to have been rebuilt
in 1879 to replace a similar feature. Other features include segmental
arched wagon entrance to 2nd bay now glazed as window, 3 breathers under
the eaves of the former barn, coupled horizontal rectangular windows at
ground floor of 3rd bay (glazing altered) and 6-light flush mullion window
above (2 centre lights anciently blocked). Other openings altered. Fourth
bay of random rubble with quoins projects slightly and may be earlier.

Listing NGR: SD8896921323

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