Cooper House Farmhouse With Front Wall And Gate Piers

17 Jun 2000
Cooper House Farmhouse With Front Wall And Gate Piers, 145 And 147 Gregson Lane, Bamber Bridge, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR5 0LD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


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


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.


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