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Nos 2 and 4 Higher Constable Lee

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawtenstall, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7124 / 53°42'44"N

Longitude: -2.2865 / 2°17'11"W

OS Eastings: 381188

OS Northings: 424038

OS Grid: SD811240

Mapcode National: GBR DTGH.SY

Mapcode Global: WH974.VYCC

Entry Name: Nos 2 and 4 Higher Constable Lee

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185776

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Cribden

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Constable Lee St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

Higher Constable Lee

6/197 Nos. 2 and 4 Higher Constable
- Lee

- II

Farmhouse, C17, altered, now 2 dwellings. Coursed sandstone rubble, stone
slate roof with gable chimneys. Two-bay end-baffle-entry plan with projecting
porch at right hand side. Two storeys; 2-storey gabled porch has a window on
each floor, the upper of 2 lights with a flush mullion, present door in right
return wall now covered by light wooden porch; to left, inserted door in
centre, and 2 altered windows on each floor. The interior is the principal
feature of interest, the 2nd bay containing a large inglenook fireplace with
bressummer beam and at right end a heck with witch-post, the head on the inner
face gouged with a diagonal cross: this is one of only 2 examples known in
the district (other is at Newhouse Farmhouse, Nos. 1 to 7 Springfield Road,
q.v.). Present farmhouse added at rear is not included in the item).

Listing NGR: SD8118824038

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