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Latitude: 53.6311 / 53°37'51"N
Longitude: -2.2767 / 2°16'36"W
OS Eastings: 381798
OS Northings: 414987
OS Grid: SD817149
Mapcode National: GBR DVJG.W2
Mapcode Global: WHB8P.0Z4Q
Entry Name: Sales's Farmhouse with Attached Barn
Listing Date: 9 August 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072825
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185718
Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BL9
Electoral Ward/Division: Eden
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Walmersley Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 81 SW RAMSBOTTOM SALES'S LANE
12/140 Sales's Farmhouse with attached
Farmhouse and barn under one roof, dated 1679 on re-cut lintel of doorway of
lean-to at right end. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins, stone slate roof
with brick chimney close to right gable. L-shaped plan: house of 2-bay
end-baffle-entry type with extension to rear of 2nd bay, and 3-bay barn
continued to left. Two storeys, walls raised 3 or 4 courses, rear extension
separately roofed; original entrance in right return wall now covered by
single-storey lean-to; present entrance by inserted door to 1st bay. Left of
this a chamfered mullion window with hoodmould (originally 4 lights, altered,
now lacking 2 mullions), right of it a chamfered mullion 4-light window and a
2-light firewindow with linked hoodmoulds, both lacking one mullion; 1st floor
has 2 chamfered flush mullion windows, both 3-lights, altered, lacking one
mullion. At right end lean-to (replacing original porch) has doorway with
re-cut lintel inscribed ":IS : 1679:", and extension partly covered by this
has plain doorway and remains of one flush mullion window on each floor.
Interior: 2nd bay has inglenook fireplace with very large crudely chamfered
bressumer, heck to original doorway on the left, 2 chamfered beams. History:
Thomas Sale, Quaker, imprisoned 1665 (Bury Guardian 4.9.1926, and 21 and
28.10, 4.11.1933). (NB plan-type closely resembling Ridshaw Farmhouse, Bury
Old Road, qv).
Listing NGR: SD8179814987
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