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Lower Top O'th' Bank Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stacksteads, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6992 / 53°41'57"N

Longitude: -2.2177 / 2°13'3"W

OS Eastings: 385723

OS Northings: 422550

OS Grid: SD857225

Mapcode National: GBR DTYN.NP

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.X83Z

Entry Name: Lower Top O'th' Bank Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185652

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Stacksteads

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstead Holy Trinity with Bacup St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


7/75 Lower Top o'th' Bank Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse substantially late C18 but incorporating datestones of 1682
and 1681 in rear wall; now house; with attached barn at right end.
House is 3 bays and 2 storeys and barn continued to right is 3 bays; front
wall of watershot coursed sandstone, rear wall of random rubble (house)
and coursed sandstone with quoins (barn), roof of slate (house), and stone
slate (barn). House has 3 stepped triple-light windows on each floor and
plain doorway between the 2nd and 3rd bays; barn has large round-headed
wagon entrances opposed in middle bay, an inserted window to the left and
a doorway altered as a window at the right end. Rear wall of house appears
to have been raised, the upper level consisting of watershot coursed
blocks; doorway has humped lintel with crudely incised lettering
"1681 HM RH", and at the junction with the barn, which steps out, another
datestone partly obscured by the barn wall has raised lettering "1682".
Interior: altered, but through-passage suggests early original plan;
3rd bay has vaulted cellar with well and keeping stone.

Listing NGR: SD8572322550

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

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