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Cort House

A Grade II Listed Building in Arkholme-with-Cawood, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.1413 / 54°8'28"N

Longitude: -2.6338 / 2°38'1"W

OS Eastings: 358690

OS Northings: 471903

OS Grid: SD586719

Mapcode National: GBR BN1K.L6

Mapcode Global: WH951.J50K

Entry Name: Cort House

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071696

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182314

Location: Arkholme-with-Cawood, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Arkholme-with-Cawood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Arkholme

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 57 SE

4/20 Cort House

House, 1700, altered. Slobbered rubble with slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
Windows modern with plain stone surrounds. Left-hand ground-floor window
of 3 lights with flat-faced mullions. Door, in central bay, has
cyma-moulded surround with lintel inscribed: 'RCI [Richard and Jane Cort]
1700'. Above, a sandstone flag forms a hood. The stonework shows traces of
a drip course which has been removed and of blocked mullioned windows.
Gable chimneys. Inside,the left-hand room has a firehood bressumer with a
blocked mortise for a heck post. In the gable wall is a spice cupboard
with panelled door. The present fireplace is C18th and shouldered, with a
moulded cornice mantel and fielded panels on the lintel. In the loft two
elaborately shaped and moulded king-post trusses of re-used cruck timber
are visible. One rises from a tie beam and has raking queen struts; the
other rises from a collar. Both have empty mortises for braces to the

Listing NGR: SD5869071903

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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