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Bury Fold

A Grade II Listed Building in Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen

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Latitude: 53.6831 / 53°40'59"N

Longitude: -2.4665 / 2°27'59"W

OS Eastings: 369282

OS Northings: 420837

OS Grid: SD692208

Mapcode National: GBR CT6V.SG

Mapcode Global: WH978.2PQB

Entry Name: Bury Fold

Listing Date: 12 July 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184683

Location: Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen, BB3

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Civil Parish: Darwen

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Darwen St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/12 Nos. 5 and 6 Bury Fold
- II

Farmhouse, dated 1675, now 2 dwellings. Watershot coursed sandstone
rubble with quoins, roof now tiled and pantiled with 2 chimneys on
the ridge and one at left gable, and gable copings with kneelers
(except at left gable). Four-bay baffle-entry plan, two storeys, with
2½ storey porch to 2nd bay. Ground floor of porch has doorway offset
left with large lintel, a small rectangular window to the right, and
a very small peephole in the left side wall; 1st floor, which oversails,
has square moulded recess for datestone (replaced) over the door, an
elaborately moulded ogival-headed 5-light let floor window with moulded
mullions and a hoodmould, and above this a recessed window of 2 round-
headed lights similarly moulded, with a hoodmould: both these windows
have diamond leaded glazing. Left of the porch one 5-light window on
each floor, both formerly mullioned, the lower with a hoodmould, the
upper with stepped lights and hoodmould but lengthened downwards.
Modern 2-storey lean-to at left end covering a blocked 3-light window
which has hollow-chamfered mullions, and a former doorway with
chamfered surround. Rear and right end walls altered. Renovation in
progress at time of survey: 2-storey extension at right side of porch
demolished, exposing 2-light mullioned window lacking mullion, porch
to be taken down and rebuilt. Interior: 2nd bay has very large moulded
stone arch inglenook, and 2 stop-chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: SD6928220836

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

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