Wood House Farmhouse

13 May 2000
Wood House Farmhouse, Cuerdale Lane, Cuerdale, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5 4EP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SD 52NE CUERDALE CUERDALE LANE 5/4 Wood House Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse, probably early C18, with C19 addition to rear (not included in the item). Rendered brick with stone plinth and stone dressings, slate roof. Double-pile 2-bay plan. 2 storeys, symmetrical, with gable chimney stacks, that on the right external and buttress-shaped. Ground floor has 3 sashed windows, the left one wider, 1st floor centre window blocked, others top-hung casements, all windows have glazing bars and stone sills.

Interior: housepart has stone fireplace with shouldered jambs and slightly arched head, chimney breast has pair of large projecting stone brackets at ceiling level, supporting a bressummer beam ovolo-moulded at the ends but with plain centre section jointed in at the brackets; ovolo moulded bridging beams in housepart and in kitchen; one ground floor door and two 1st floor doors have shouldered panels; dog-leg staircase with C17-type splat balusters. Roof, raised in C19, includes earlier central truss and purlins. Original position of entrance not known.

Listing NGR: SD5772728802


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0738 IOE Records taken by K Foster; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr K. Foster. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Foster, K.

Rights Holder: Foster, K.


Brick, Render, Slate, Stone, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building