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Lees House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowland Forest Low, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8898 / 53°53'23"N

Longitude: -2.5074 / 2°30'26"W

OS Eastings: 366746

OS Northings: 443851

OS Grid: SD667438

Mapcode National: GBR BRXG.YC

Mapcode Global: WH968.GH6D

Entry Name: Lees House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 November 1954

Last Amended: 16 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183082

Location: Bowland Forest Low, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Bowland Forest Low

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text


16/31 Lees House Farmhouse
16.11.1954 (Formerly listed as Lees House)
- II

House, 1678, altered. Sandstone rubble, the left-hand half of the facade
rebuilt with squared stone, with slate roof. End-entry plan, 2 units.
2 storeys, 3 bays. The left-hand bay has late C19th windows, slightly
chamfered with mullions and with sashed windows with glazing bars: 3 lights
with hood on the ground floor and 2 lights on the 1st floor. The central
bay has a 4-light mullioned window on each floor, with outer chamfer, inner
hollow chamfer, and hood. To the right on the 1st floor, above the door, is a
2-light hollow-chamfered mullioned window with hood. The moulding of the door
jambs is continued on the face of the lintel in 3 semi-circular arches. Above
is a plaque 'RRB 1678'. There are chimneys on the left-hand gable and between
the 2 units. The left-hand gable has a coping and is pebbledashed with rock-
faced quoins. At the rear are later outshuts. Inside there are moulded main
ceiling beams, and a late stair inside the front door, any evidence for a C17th
hearth in this position having gone. The left-hand room has a moulded sandstone
parlour fireplace with decorated lintel inscribed '17 RB 18'.

Listing NGR: SD6674643851

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

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