History in Structure

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

Higher Twist Field Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen

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: 53.7454 / 53°44'43"N

Longitude: -2.5399 / 2°32'23"W

OS Eastings: 364491

OS Northings: 427802

OS Grid: SD644278

Mapcode National: GBR BTP4.X3

Mapcode Global: WH970.Y4P1

Plus Code: 9C5VPFW6+52

Entry Name: Higher Twist Field Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184718

Location: Pleasington, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Civil Parish: Pleasington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Feniscowles Immanuel

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Find accommodation in



SD 644 277

1/45 Higher Twist Field Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse, probably C17, raised probably c.1800, now house.
Whitewashed sandstone rubble with quoins, corrugated sheet roof with
one ridge chimney. Rectangular 3-bay plan with a through passage
behind the stack, probably originally a single-storey longhouse.
Two storeys, the upper level of the walls noticeably set back and
lacking quoins; modern single-storey kitchen now attached to centre of
front; right of this is a chamfered doorway (a matching doorway in the
rear wall opposed to this), left of it at ground floor 2 horizontal
rectangular windows with chamfered surrounds, which were probably
originally 2 and 3 light mullioned windows; at the right end a former
doorway is now blocked and mostly concealed by external stone steps
to a 1st floor loft door (an inserted window left of the steps). At
1st floor are 2 windows, one square, other altered or inserted. Rear:
in addition to the chamfered doorway there is a 2-light flush-mullion
window to the 3rd bay, a small window (perhaps formerly mullioned) to the
right of this, 2 altered ground floor windows, and 2 square 1st floor
windows. Interior: housepart in middle bay has large inglenook with
heck, chamfered bressummer (supporting 2 chamfered beams), and fireplace
with stone jambs which have moulded shoulders.

Listing NGR: SD6449127802

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.