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The Cragg Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Caton-with-Littledale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.05 / 54°2'59"N

Longitude: -2.6906 / 2°41'26"W

OS Eastings: 354880

OS Northings: 461776

OS Grid: SD548617

Mapcode National: GBR 9PNL.8Y

Mapcode Global: WH848.MGYL

Entry Name: The Cragg Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 October 1967

Last Amended: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182119

Location: Caton-with-Littledale, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Caton-with-Littledale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Caton with Littledale

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


5/46 The Cragg Farmhouse
4.10.1967 (Formerly listed as Cragg


House, 1736. Watershot sandstone with stone slate roof. 3-cell plan. 2
storeys with attic, 4 bays. Continuous string on ground floor, interrupted by
doorway, with flat soffit and cyma moulding above. Windows mullioned with
rebate and ovolo moulding. Those on 1st floor have straight drip moulds. All
on the ground floor are of 3 lights, as is the left-hand one on the 1st floor.
The rest are of 2 lights. The door, in the 2nd bay, has an architrave with
pulvinated frieze and cornice. Above is an oval plaque inscribed: 'WP
[William Parkinson] 1736'. Chimneys on gables and between 3rd and 4th bays.
Gables have copings with kneelers. The right-hand (north-west) gable wall has
a blocked 2-light attic window. Continuous outshut at rear, partly original.
Inside, the right-hand room has a shouldered stone fireplace and chamfered
main joists. The middle room has a similar fireplace, but moulded and with a
cornice mantel. The entrance to the stair is flanked by pilasters and has a
dentilled cornice. The dog-leg stair has a closed string and turned
balusters, the lower ones now missing.

Listing NGR: SD5488061776

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

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