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Statutory Address:

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

Hyndburn (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 71985 28914


RISHTON COW HILL LANE SD 72 NW 4/102 Rose Cottage - GV II

Farmhouse, C17, later altered and extended, now house. Coursed and random rubble, slate roof with a brick chimney on the ridge, and a lateral stack. L-shaped plan, 2 bays with a crosswing to west which projects on north side. Two storeys; present entrance in angle on north side covered by lean-to porch. Principal feature of interest is crosswing: this has quoins, a large projecting chimney stack in centre of side wall flanked by small chamfered windows (both blocked), and on each floor of south gable a 4-light double-chamfered stone mullion window with a hoodmould. First bay east of wing has a similar 5-light window, lacking 2 mullions (and now covered by glazed porch). Interior: wing has box-framed partition wall with large cambered tie-beam at 1st floor; some chamfered beams; stair turret incorporated in re-entrant at north east corner under same roof. (Ainsworth Homesteads p.p. 349-55)

Listing NGR: SD7198528914


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Ainsworth, R, The Old Homesteads of Accrington and District, (1928), 349-55


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: 13 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/04080/02
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