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Statutory Address:

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

Blackburn with Darwen (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 72029 22210


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/01/2013

SD 72 SW 5/19

DARWEN LONG HEY LANE Hoddlesden Holker House Farmhouse

(Formerly listed under Hoddlesdon)

4-1-1967 II Farmhouse, dated 1691. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins (sides and rear rendered), slate roof with copings and kneelers, a chimney in front of the ridge and another at the right gable. Double pile 2-bay plan with projecting porch at junction of bays. Two storeys, almost symmetrical; dripcourse at ground floor window head level stepped over windows and carried round whole building. Two storey gabled porch, with kneelers and ball finial on apex, offset slightly left of centre, has old boarded door with massive lintel, 1st floor window of 3 stepped round-headed lights with hollowed spandrels, stepped hoodmould: over the centre of this E is a square date stone with moulded surround, lettered in relief 'R I" at the head and "16" "91" in the bottom corners, with a rampant beast in the centre (worn); and in the gable a blocked oval opening. Each side of the porch at ground floor is a 3-light window with chamfered mullions, and at 1st floor a stepped window similar to that in the porch. Left return wall has small lean-to towards the rear, a small window beside it, 2 similar windows to 1st floor and to attic, the heads of the latter crossed by a stone band. Door and various other openings in rear wall. Interior altered.

Listing NGR: SD7202922210


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06416/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rodney Calbrade. Source Historic England Archive
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