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IVY COTTAGE, READING ROOM, AND CONNECTING BUILDINGS IN SAME RANGE

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.

Name: IVY COTTAGE, READING ROOM, AND CONNECTING BUILDINGS IN SAME RANGE

List entry Number: 1072098

Location

IVY COTTAGE, READING ROOM, AND CONNECTING BUILDINGS IN SAME RANGE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sawley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183468

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Details

SD 74 NE SAWLEY

SD 775 463 Ivy Cottage, Reading Room, and 3/149 connecting buildings in same range - GV II

Row of buildings, probably early C19th and industrial, with medieval remains, partly converted for domestic use and partly converted into a Methodist Chapel in 1867. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. Ivy Cottage, at the east end, is of 2 storeys, and of one bay to the south, having tripartite windows with plain stone surrounds and square mullions. To the right is a door with plain stone surround. The main range has openings with plain reveals, including 5 doorways on the ground floor. Towards the left is the chapel, with 3 windows on the 1st floor with plain stone surrounds and semi-circular heads. To its right is a chamfered ground-floor window. The west gable wall adjoins the site of the former Abbey mill and incorporates a wide chamfered fireplace with segmental head and with a narrower arched recess to its left. On the 1st floor is a blocked chamfered doorway with Tudor-arched head. The north wall has openings with plain reveals, some 1st floor doors towards the left reached from an external platform, The chapel, further right, has 3 windows with plain stone surrounds and semi-circular heads. At the left is a 1st floor door with similar surround. At the far right is a chamfered slit opening on the ground floor. Interior not fully inspected, but 2 ground-floor windows on the north side and one on the south side have splayed reveals and chamfered inner arches of dressed stone. The site of the former Abbey Mill, at the west, is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SD7757146328

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National Grid Reference: SD 77571 46328

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