MIDDLE MOSS AND HIGHER MOSS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1309350

Date first listed: 27-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: MIDDLE MOSS AND HIGHER MOSS FARMHOUSE, MOSS FOLD ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MIDDLE MOSS AND HIGHER MOSS FARMHOUSE, MOSS FOLD ROAD

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

District: Blackburn with Darwen (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 68076 24165

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Details

SD 62 SE DARWEN MOSS FOLD ROAD

4/20 Middle Moss and Higher Moss Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse probably early C17, extended and divided to make two houses in C18. Sandstone rubble with low plinth and quoins, and coursed watershot sandstone, both in diminishing courses; stone slate roof with a pair of chimneys on the ridge and one chimney at each end. Originally 3-bay through-passage plan, the 3rd bay projected as a short gabled wing; altered by addition of one bay at left end, and equal division of the whole with Middle Moss on the left and Higher Moss on the right. All 2 storeys. Middle Moss has various altered casements and simple doorway to 1st bay. Higher Moss has mostly double-chamfered stone mullion windows, and a passage connecting a wide porch entrance (with plain timber lintel) on the left of the gable with a 2-storey porch at the rear; front (east) now has mullioned windows only at 1st floor; two of 3 lights to the left, one of 4 lights in the gable, and a blocked 2-light window in the re-entrant; rear (west) has added 2-storey lean-to porch containing a wide doorway (part blocked) with large Tudor-arched stone lintel, and a small 2-light window under the eaves, left of this a 4-light window on each floor, right of it a 5-light window (2 lights anciently blocked) and at 1st floor one exposed light of a 5-light window - both these partly covered by the porch. Interior: passage has partition wall of posts, rail and scored studs, with 2 doorways, one (now blocked) having a nicked Tudor-arched lintel; housepart has large inglenook with heckpost, ovolo-moulded beams, cyma-stopped chamfered joists; rear porch incorporates spiral stone staircase;some timber framing at 1st floor. Higher Moss unoccupied, used for storage at time of survey.

Listing NGR: SD6807624165

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 184691

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