This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 62NW SAMLESBURY NABS HEAD LANE
6/90 Sorbrose House - - II
Farmhouse, c. 1700. Brick on stone plinth, roof of slate (front) and stone slates (rear) with a chimney stack on the ridge and another at the left gable. Three-bay baffle-entry plan. Two storeys; walling of Flemish bond with a band of 3 courses; 2-storey gabled porch at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays, protecting a board door with 2 bolection-moulded panels, a window at 1st floor; otherwise modern top hung casements in square openings with gauged brick heads and concrete sills. Left gable has 2 attic windows, right gable has a C19 belfry opening to the attic, and rear wall various windows, some with segmental heads. Former single storey dairy at right end now garage. Interior: good contemporary staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail rising full height in 2nd bay; contemporary doors with bolection moulded panels. House owned and occupied by descendants of Robert Hubberstey, yeoman, since early C18. (R. Eaton History of Samlesbury)
Listing NGR: SD6202029912
© Mr K. Foster. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Foster, K.
Rights Holder: Foster, K.
Brick, Slate, Stone, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Dairy, Food And Drink Processing Site, Garage, Transport, Road Transport Site
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