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Raikes Farmhouse (North to West Half Only)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lea, Lancashire

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VQ6C2+MX

Entry Name: Raikes Farmhouse (North to West Half Only)

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Last Amended: 28 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185949

Location: Lea, Preston, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

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

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Listing Text

1023/6/102 LEA LANE
RAIKES FARMHOUSE (North - West half on


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

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

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