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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1071696
English Heritage Legacy ID: 182314
Location: Arkholme-with-Cawood, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6
Civil Parish: Arkholme-with-Cawood
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Arkholme
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
ARKHOLME-WITH-CAWOOD MAIN STREET (north side)
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
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