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Fold House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6897 / 53°41'22"N

Longitude: -2.33 / 2°19'48"W

OS Eastings: 378301

OS Northings: 421522

OS Grid: SD783215

Mapcode National: GBR DT5S.B2

Mapcode Global: WH97B.5JQ8

Entry Name: Fold House

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185673

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Helmshore

Built-Up Area: Haslingden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Musbury St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


5/95 Nos 1 and 3 (Fold House)

Farmhouse, dated 1772 above door, with later extensions, now house and
cottage. Watershot coursed sandstone, stone slate roof with chimneys in the
centre of the ridge, at each original gable, at the left gable, and behind the
ridge at the right gable. Two bays plus an added bay at each end, all
double-depth except that added at left. Two storeys: centre panelled door
with modern pedimented wooden surround, datestone above inscribed G (said to
be Daniel and Margaret Gregory), modern bay window to right with pyramidal
slate roof, a 3-light window above this and a 4-light window on each floor to
the left, all these with modern wooden mullions; addition to left has similar
3-light window at 1st floor and altered window at ground floor. At right end
No.1 has doorway to right protected by a slab canopy on beaked brackets, a
stepped triple-light window on each floor, and in the right return wall a
2-light flush mullion window at 1st floor. Interior: No.3 has beams with
small chamfer, stone dogleg staircase with stout turned balusters set close
together, some fielded panel doors, and "duck's nest" fireplace in rear
bedroom;; ratcheted pot-hook ("rackencrook") found in chimney of main ground
floor fireplace.

Listing NGR: SD7830121522

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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