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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.


List entry Number: 1205813



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

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183832

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ACCRINGTON SANDY LANE SD 72 NE 5/33 Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 7 High Riley Cottages 22.8.1966 - II

Farmhouse, dated 1628, altered, with C19 extension, now 3 dwellings. Random rubble with quoins, stone slate roof with 2 pairs of coupled chimneys on the ridge, one chimney at right gable. Originally 3-bay L-shaped plan with projecting wing to 3rd bay. Two storeys; gable of wing has kneelers with finials, incorporates porch with chamfered doorway on left, a datestone over it lettered "1628" ("2" reversed), and has one 3-light stone mullion window on each floor and a small blocked window in apex; to left are 2 similar windows on each floor (4 lights at ground floor); all these windows have hoodmoulds and are probably restorations. Rear has 2 original double-chamfered stone mullion windows on each floor, all with hoodmoulds. Interior altered. C19 addition on right in matching style. History: see Ainsworth Homesteads pp.18-23.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ainsworth, R, The Old Homesteads of Accrington and District, (1928), 18-23

National Grid Reference: SD 77922 28339


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