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Sykes Holt Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mellor Brook, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7786 / 53°46'43"N

Longitude: -2.5537 / 2°33'13"W

OS Eastings: 363607

OS Northings: 431509

OS Grid: SD636315

Mapcode National: GBR BSLR.X6

Mapcode Global: WH96T.R942

Entry Name: Sykes Holt Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183489

Location: Balderstone, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB2

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Balderstone

Built-Up Area: Mellor Brook

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Balderstone St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 63 SW
4/4 Sykes Holt Farmhouse
- II

House, c.1600 with C19 additions. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 2
storeys. Earliest part gabled, projecting forwards with one-bay additions
to each side. Probably the surviving cross-wing of an earlier house.
Additions have modern windows with plain reveals and projecting sills.
Front wall of gabled wing has ovolo-moulded and chamfered mullioned
windows with hoods, offset to the right of centre. The ground-floor one is
of 5 lights (partly restored) and the 1st floor one of 4 lights. Under the
apex there is a small opening with plain reveals. Coped gable with
kneelers. Present door, in left-hand return wall of wing, has plain stone
surround. Chimneys on gable of right-hand addition and on ridge of wing.
Inside, the front room of the early wing has 2 chamfered main joists. The
owner reported finding unexplained timbers in the right-hand wall of the
wing, possibly remains of an earlier building.

Listing NGR: SD6360731509

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

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