FARM BUILDINGS APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH WEST OF KNOWLES FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201647
Date first listed:
25-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
FARM BUILDINGS APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH WEST OF KNOWLES FARMHOUSE, ROBY MILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
FARM BUILDINGS APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH WEST OF KNOWLES FARMHOUSE, ROBY MILL

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
West Lancashire (District Authority)
Parish:
Up Holland
National Grid Reference:
SD 51784 06928

Details

UP HOLLAND

SD50NW ROBY MILL, Roby Mill 783-1/2/114 (West side) 25/06/73 Farm buildings approximately 20 metres north-west of Knowles Farmhouse

GV II

Barn with integral shippon and attached cart shed and stable range. Barn probably late C18 or early C19 (with 1688 datestone in east gable); cart shed and stable range probably C19; both parts altered. The barn is of coursed sandstone rubble, the other range of coursed squared sandstone, and both have asbestos sheet roofs. L-plan formed by barn of 5 structural bays on east-west axis, with cartshed attached to west end of south side. The barn has opposed waggon doorways in the 3rd bay, that at the rear segmental-headed with a keystone (but damaged) but that at the front with a cast-iron lintel replacing the arch; to right, a re-used 2-light mullioned window (now blocked), a large square-headed doorway with monolith jambs and lintel (also blocked), and at right-hand end a square-headed doorway with wooden doorcase. Its east gable wall (which has been rebuilt) has inserted garage doorway at ground floor, and a datestone with raised lettering "1688" above; the rear has a buttress to the shippon, and rebuilt masonry to the east of this. The cart shed has 2 square-headed cart entries with punch-dressed lintels, and a similar but lower doorway to left of these with a square loading door above; and the stable continued to the left has 3 square-headed doorways, the 3rd of these under a flight of external steps to loft doorways of both parts, and a loft window in the centre. Forms group with Knowles Farmhouse approximately 20m south-east (qv).

Listing NGR: SD5178406928

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
389056
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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