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Raby's Old Farmhouse Circa 25 Metres South East of Raby's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Barton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8508 / 53°51'2"N

Longitude: -2.7304 / 2°43'49"W

OS Eastings: 352045

OS Northings: 439647

OS Grid: SD520396

Mapcode National: GBR 9RCX.NB

Mapcode Global: WH857.1G2Q

Entry Name: Raby's Old Farmhouse Circa 25 Metres South East of Raby's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185851

Location: Barton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Barton

Built-Up Area: Bilsborrow

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bilsborrow St Hilda

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/4 Raby's Old Farmhouse c.25
metres south east of
Raby's Farmhouse

20.2.1985 II

Cruck-framed farmhouse, C17 or earlier, altered in C18, now used as store.
Brick with some boulder stone, corrugated iron roof on 2 levels with boarded
eaves, brick chimneys on ridge and at left gable. Three-bay baffle-entry
plan, 1½ storeys; the 1st bay rebuilt, raised and extended to the rear in C18.
East front of whitewashed brick has segmental-headed doorway to 2nd bay in
line with ridge chimney, a similar doorway on the right to the 3rd bay, 2
segmental-headed 3-light casements to the left and a 2-light sliding-sash
dormer breaking the eaves of the 2nd bay. Rear: south half of 2nd bay wall
made of boulder stones, left of this the foot of a cruck blade is exposed,
standing on a padstone, and further left are vertical rectangular windows of
one and 2 lights to the 2nd and 3rd bays respectively. Interior: 2nd bay
incorporates full cruck truss with neither spurs nor dorsals (lower part of
front blade severed), has a heck with shouldered heck-post (possible re-used
wallpost), and a ceiling probably inserted in C18; 3rd bay has large axial
beam, and joists which have tongue-stopped chamfer; roof of 2nd bay composed
of closely spaced rafters.

Listing NGR: SD5205239621

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

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