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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1071696



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Arkholme-with-Cawood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 182314

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4/20 Cort House 4-10-1967 GV II

House, 1700, altered. Slobbered rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows modern with plain stone surrounds. Left-hand ground-floor window of 3 lights with flat-faced mullions. Door, in central bay, has cyma-moulded surround with lintel inscribed: 'RCI [Richard and Jane Cort] 1700'. Above, a sandstone flag forms a hood. The stonework shows traces of a drip course which has been removed and of blocked mullioned windows. Gable chimneys. Inside,the left-hand room has a firehood bressumer with a blocked mortise for a heck post. In the gable wall is a spice cupboard with panelled door. The present fireplace is C18th and shouldered, with a moulded cornice mantel and fielded panels on the lintel. In the loft two elaborately shaped and moulded king-post trusses of re-used cruck timber are visible. One rises from a tie beam and has raking queen struts; the other rises from a collar. Both have empty mortises for braces to the ridge.

Listing NGR: SD5869071903

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National Grid Reference: SD 58690 71903


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