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Cantsfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cantsfield, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.1504 / 54°9'1"N

Longitude: -2.5835 / 2°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 361984

OS Northings: 472885

OS Grid: SD619728

Mapcode National: GBR BNDF.GY

Mapcode Global: WH94W.9Y04

Entry Name: Cantsfield House

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Last Amended: 4 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182361

Location: Cantsfield, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA6

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Cantsfield

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstall St John the Baptist and Melling St Wilfred and Leck St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 67 SW

5/66 Cantsfield House (formerly listed as
Cantsfield House and Yew Trees)

House, 1725, altered, with late C17th remains. Stuccoed, with sandstone
dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with chamfered quoins and
cyma cornice. Windows sashed with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds,
those on the ground floor with sills lowered. Door, in central bay, has
plain stone surround. Above is a plaque with decorative border inscribed:
'ITI 1725'. Chimneys on gables and to-left-of door. Set back to the right
is a lower wing with a chamfered doorway with battlemented lintel
inscribed: '1686 FIC'. The door is studded and has strap hinges. A rear
wing has flat-faced mullioned windows of C18th type and rebated and
chamfered windows of Cl7th type, probably re-used. Inside, the left-hand
room has raised and fielded panelling. The wide dog-leg stair has a closed
string, moulded handrail, and turned balusters. The left-hand 1st floor
room is lined with raised and fieldedoak panelling and has a dentilled

Listing NGR: SD6198472885

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

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