History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Waggoner Tunstead Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stacksteads, Lancashire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.6958 / 53°41'44"N

Longitude: -2.2235 / 2°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 385339

OS Northings: 422176

OS Grid: SD853221

Mapcode National: GBR DTXP.DW

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.TCCK

Entry Name: Waggoner Tunstead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 June 1968

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185653

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Stacksteads

Built-Up Area: Bacup

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


7/76 Waggoner Tunstead Farmhouse
19.6.1968 (formerly listed as Waggoner Tunstead)
- II*

Large farmhouse, dated 1632 on lintel of rear doorway, extended, altered,
and recently renovated; now house. Coursed sandstone with quoins, stone
slate roofs with gable copings and one chimney stack on ridge to rear.
Composite plan: 2-bay range with 2-bay crosswing at the left side
incorporating front and rear doorways (and separately roofed), single-bay
rear wing to 2nd bay. Two storeys, with basement storey at right end.
Gable wall of crosswing has moulded Tudor-arched doorway to integral porch
on right, one double-chamfered stone mullion window with hoodmould on each
floor, of 4 and 5 -lights, (inserted window at 1st floor); to the right,
ground floor has a similar 6-light window with hollow chamfer, and modern
coupled cross windows, 1st floor has flush-mullion windows of 4,5,5, and
5 lights. Left side wall of crosswing has a 3-light window on each floor
of front bay, restored stepped 5-light flush mullion window on each floor
of rear bay; rear gable wall of wing has wide doorway with moulded jambs
and very large lintel lettered in relief: "IT.1632.IE .IS" (S reversed),
a 3-light doubte-chamfered stone mullion window at ground floor and at
1st floor a 4-light chamfered mullion window with double recessed head.
Right return wall of main range has small chamfered window on each floor
and in gable, wing continuing this wall has chamfered 5-light mullion
window to basement, a double-chamfered 6-light mullion window with
triple-recessed head at ground floor, and a 2-light flush mullion window
above; rear gable of wing has door inserted in part of a flush mullion
window,a small chamfered window to the right,and at 1st floor 2 double
chamfered mullion windows with triple recessed heads and hoodmoulds,
6 and 2 lights; in re-entrant of wing is small chamfered stairlight.
Interior: through passage in wing (now staircase); housepart with diamond
flagged floor, very large stone arched fireplace with moulded surround
and cambered head (formed of 2 blocks), 2 large beams with tongue-stopped
chamfer carrying scored joists; 2 kingpost roof trusses (one now
incorporated in wall).

Listing NGR: SD8533922176

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.