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

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Latitude: 54.0694 / 54°4'9"N

Longitude: -2.6957 / 2°41'44"W

OS Eastings: 354568

OS Northings: 463944

OS Grid: SD545639

Mapcode National: GBR 9PMC.5Z

Mapcode Global: WH842.KZJ6

Entry Name: Moorgarth

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182122

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


5/49 Moorgarth

- II

House, early-to-mid C19th. Built as Caton workhouse and converted, probably
by Paley junior, into house for Paley family c.1900. Sandstone rubble with
stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic and cellar, 7 bays. Windows sashed
with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds with straight hoods. 7th bay has
stained glass window on ground floor and is blank on 1st floor. Bays 4, 5 and
6 covered by single-storey porch with cornice and parapet. Its left-hand part
has a 4-light window with square mullions and glazing bars. To the right the
doorway has an architrave with semi-circular head, keystone and impost band.
It is flanked by pilasters and has a string course and plaque above. The
gutter is treated as a cornice, with 4 modillions over each bay. Above is a
hipped attic dormer. The gables have copings with kneelers, and chimneys.
3rd chimney to right of 5th bay. On the south side are 2 added 2-storey bay
windows with hipped roofs. On the east side are further additions.

Listing NGR: SD5456863944

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

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