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Latitude: 53.7716 / 53°46'17"N
Longitude: -2.7976 / 2°47'51"W
OS Eastings: 347527
OS Northings: 430884
OS Grid: SD475308
Mapcode National: GBR 8SXT.3Q
Mapcode Global: WH85L.0G2F
Entry Name: Raikes Farmhouse (North to West Half Only)
Listing Date: 13 January 1986
Last Amended: 28 April 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165074
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185949
Location: Lea, Preston, Lancashire, PR4
Civil Parish: Lea
Built-Up Area: Lea Town
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Lea St Christopher
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
1023/6/102 LEA LANE
13-JAN-1986 RAIKES FARMHOUSE (WEST HALF ONLY)
RAIKES FARMHOUSE (North - West half on
SD 43 SE LEA AND COTTAM LEA LANE
6/102 Raikes Farmhouse
(North-west half only)
Part of Farmhouse, probably later C17. Brick-clad cruck frame beneath corrugated sheet covering with boxed eaves over thatch
PLAN: Low, 2-bay unit forming the earlier north-west section of a longer range formed by the addition of a mid-late C19 L-shaped extension at its south east end. This latter part is not of special interest.
EXTERIOR: Single storey with loft over service end; south side has blocked former front doorway at right hand end abutting C19 part ( not of special interest ) and a 2-light sliding sash window to this bay. West gable has a very small square window to the loft. North side has a doorway to the 2nd bay, one window to the left of this, and another window to the service end.
INTERIOR: House part in 2nd bay is single storey, ceiled at the level of the purlins, with exposed rafters said to be of apple wood, has a blocked horizontal rectangular window in the north wall. The partition wall to service end incorporates a full cruck truss (details not visible).
HISTORY: The house is thought to have been of 3 bays, with an inglenook fireplace, now removed. The third bay may have been remodelled as part of the C19 expansion of the dwelling.
Listing NGR: SD4752730884
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