This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL (off) COWPE ROAD
6/180 Lower Tippett Farmhouse and attached barn
Two farmhouses and attached barn forming a single range of building, in 3 builds probably later C18; now in course of renovation as 3 dwellings.
Watershot coursed sandstone blocks, slate and stone slate roof (barn roofless at time of survey). Houses single pile, 2 bays + 2 bays, with added kitchen to front of house on left, and vaulted well house to rear. Two storeys; single storey gabled kitchen with chimney at gable has plain doorway at the junction, one window in this side and one in the end wall, and cellar below; this house has a stepped triple-light window at first floor left and 3 other windows. House in centre of range has central plain doorway (lintel raised), a 4-light slab mullioned window to the left, a stepped triple-light window on each floor to the right, and 2 other windows at 1st floor. Vertical joint to barn on right, which is now a shell with round-arched wagon entrance in centre, small square openings each side, and plain doorways each end. Rear of the range was originally back-to-earth, has been excavated and rebuilt, but formerly underground vaulted well-house survives. Interior: entirely rebuilt except cellar and wellhouse, which has stone slab shelves etc., the wellhouse also a stone cistern for spring water.
Listing NGR: SD8336220968
© Mr Peter Hyde. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Hyde, Peter
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Sandstone, Slate, Stone, Georgian Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>