This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD5205 LAFFORD LANE 783-1/7/46 (West side) 11/03/92 Rothwell House
Farmhouse, now house. Mid C18, altered. Handmade red and yellow brick in Flemish bond (sides and rear of red brick in English garden wall bond), with sandstone rubble plinth and slate roof. Rectangular double-depth 4-room plan. 2 storeys and 2 windows, almost symmetrical; with a plinth of graduated masonry approx 1m high; a segmental-headed doorway offset left of centre, with a deep rough-brick arch and a keystone, and a renewed board door; and cross-window sliding sash windows on both floors, those at ground floor with similar arched heads and keystones, and replacement sliding sashes without glazing bars, and those at 1st floor with flat-arched heads, lead-sheet sills and original small-paned leaded glazing. Gable chimneys. The left gable wall has an inserted doorway to the rear room, and various windows; the rear has an inserted 2-light sliding sash window in place of the original back door, a staircase cross-window in the centre, an inserted doorway in place of the former dairy window to the left, and sliding sash windows of 2 and 3 lights at 1st floor. INTERIOR: direct entry to left front room, chamfered beams in all ground floor rooms, pegged oak doorcases with run-out chamfer and batten-and-board doors with lug hinges both floors (dogleg staircase and former dairy both altered). A good example of its type and date. Forms group with wash-house approx 5m south-west (qv).
Listing NGR: SD5232605845
© Mr Simon Barker. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Barker, Simon
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Brick, Rubble, Sandstone, Slate, Georgian Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>, Dairy, Food And Drink Processing Site
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