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Whitebirk North Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rishton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7585 / 53°45'30"N

Longitude: -2.4412 / 2°26'28"W

OS Eastings: 371010

OS Northings: 429215

OS Grid: SD710292

Mapcode National: GBR CSDZ.9F

Mapcode Global: WH96W.GSRK

Plus Code: 9C5VQH55+9G

Entry Name: Whitebirk North Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183901

Location: Rishton, Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Rishton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rishton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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4/98 Whitebirk North Cottage

Farmhouse, probably early C17, with later additions, now cottage. Rubble,
rendered and whitewashed, stone slate roofs with 3 gable chimneys. Plan
of 3 elements, the principal being a single cell of 2 storeys. gable to
lane, with low single storey service wing on right and 2-storey single
cell extension set back at left side. Gable of central part has one
4-light double chamfered stone mullion window with hoodmould on each floor,
both offset to the right; rear gable has part of a similar window, part
blocked by present chimney and part broken by one of 4 recent windows.
Interior: at 1st floor is a single roof truss with cambered tie-beam,
collar, and mortices close to the apex (possibly for collar yoke), bearing
2 pairs of purlins (this is mostly concealed by later ceiling); blocked
1st floor window in side wall.

Listing NGR: SD7101029215

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