LOWER TOWN HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1073369
Date first listed:
05-Mar-1952
Statutory Address:
LOWER TOWN HOUSE, BARKER HOME ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
LOWER TOWN HOUSE, BARKER HOME ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Pendle (District Authority)
Parish:
Nelson
National Grid Reference:
SD 87770 37457

Details

SD 83 NE NELSON BARKER HOME ROAD

11/164 Lower Town House

5.3.52

- II*

House, C17, more than one build. Rubble, massive quoins. Stone slate roof. 3-cell main range with rear wing. Front has single storey porch of massive stone blocks with slate roof and moulded Tudor arched door. Ground floor has a single light window, mullion removed. Two 2-light windows, a 7-light window with king mullion and a 5-light window. All ground floor windows have drip labels. 1st floor has two 3-light and one 4-light windows with a small C18 opening; stepped chimney on right hand return beside which are a 2-light window on the ground floor and one of 5 lights on the 1st floor. Rear gabled wing with 2 and 3-light windows is probably of C17. Interior has one, said to be medieval, original oak screen with decorative carving. Site associated with Cluniac monks, but house of later date. Development detailed in (55/p157/RCHM).

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
186321
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pearson, S, Rural Houses of the Lancashire Pennines 1560-1760, (1985), 157

Legal

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

End of official listing

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