This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 52NE WALTON-LE-DALE GREGSON LANE
5/123 Nos. 145 and 147 (Cooper House - Farmhouse) with front wall and gate piers
Farmhouse, dated 1711 but possibly earlier, now 2 dwellings. Brick (rendered at front and side), stone plinth and some quoins, slate roof with some stone slates, 2 ridge chimney stacks (one with 4 flues in axial line). L-shaped baffle-entry plan of 3 bays, the 1st being a forward crosswing. 2 storeys, high stone plinth, bands on 2 levels; gabled single storey porch at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, 2 modern casements on each floor with 2 gabled dormers above them; front of wing has altered openings, a small attic window in the gable and below this a square plaque with worn lettering: C E A (D C?) 1711 Rear wall, largely concealed by various C19 extensions, has, inter alia, a small attic window to wing. Interior: back-to-back inglenook fireplaces in 2nd and 3rd bays, the former with original bressummer; large smoke hood on 1st floor; quarter-round moulded beams on both floors; wing has good staircase of late C17/early C18 type, and in front upper chamber a moulded plaster overmantel with crude foliated patterns surrounding lettering which appears to be: C E A 1 IC 7 11 Floored attic and original purlin roof. Included in item is front garden wall of stone with moulded coping, ball finials, 2 square gate piers with prominent capitals and ball finials.
Listing NGR: SD5855026876
Copyright IoE Mr K. Foster. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Foster, K.
Rights Holder: Foster, K.
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