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Fearns Hall and Fearns Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stacksteads, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6936 / 53°41'36"N

Longitude: -2.2378 / 2°14'16"W

OS Eastings: 384395

OS Northings: 421932

OS Grid: SD843219

Mapcode National: GBR DTTQ.BP

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.LFL8

Entry Name: Fearns Hall and Fearns Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 September 1957

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185589

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

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Listing Text


6/12 Fearns Hall and
Fearns Hall Farmhouse
4.9.1957 (formerly listed as Fearns Hall)
- II

Farmhouse, dated 1696 on porch, renovated c.1975, with additions
(Fearns Hall Farmhouse) dated 1830; now 2 houses. Sandstone rubble
with quoins, tiled roofs with gable chimneys. Gables to road;
two 3-bay ranges with linking sections forming a roughly rectangular
plan. All 2 storeys. Fearns Hall to right has had formerly stone
mullion and transom windows of side wall replaced with concrete
copies; principal feature of interest now is porch to left side of
gable wall, which is open at ground floor, with 2 large pillars of
white stone blocks carrying a large lintel on which rests a slightly
jettied upper floor with a datestone lettered in relief A
I 1696 M
and a mullioned window with 2 round-headed lights, and in the left
side a similar single-light window. To the left are chamfered
mullion windows of 3 lights at ground floor and 2 lights above.
Interior altered. Fearns Hall Farmhouse to the left, facing left,
has plain doorway offset left, with a lettered tablet above stating
that George Ashworth Corham and his wife "erected this wing in 1830
on the cite of that part of the old mansion house which was built about
the year 1557"; all openings here are in C16 style but with square
mullions and transoms and hoodmoulds: 12 lights to the left, 14 lights
to the right, and 5,3 and 6 lights at 1st floor.

Listing NGR: SD8439521932

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

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