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Knowles Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Up Holland, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5566 / 53°33'23"N

Longitude: -2.7289 / 2°43'44"W

OS Eastings: 351810

OS Northings: 406905

OS Grid: SD518069

Mapcode National: GBR 9WD9.0T

Mapcode Global: WH86L.1VSV

Plus Code: 9C5VH74C+JC

Entry Name: Knowles Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389055

Location: Up Holland, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Up Holland

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Up Holland St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


UP HOLLAND

SD50NW ROBY MILL, Roby Mill
783-1/2/113 (West side)
25/06/73 Knowles Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse, now convent. Dated 1808 at 1st floor, but probably
a remodelling of an earlier house; with additions. Coursed
graduated sandstone rubble with quoins to three-quarters
height, composition tile roof. The main range is double-depth
and double-fronted, and has extensions attached to both rear
corners. Two storeys and 2 windows, symmetrical; with a
round-headed doorway which has an emphatic long-and-short
surround (some parts repaired with render), 4-pane windows on
both floors, all with thin raised sills and unusual
tilting-casement upper lights, those at ground floor with
wedge lintels and those above with thin rectangular lintels,
and a carved datestone divided into 3 horizontal panels, a
flower in the top, "H" in the centre and "1808" in the bottom.
Gable chimney to left. Single-storey extension set back at
left end. Staircase cross-window in right-hand gable; and
L-plan 2-storey extension attached to rear corner. Rear has 2
vertical joints, a doorway in the centre of the main range,
another in the addition to the left, and square casement
windows. INTERIOR: large quarter-round moulded beam in front
left room, simpler large beam in rear left room. Forms group
with farm buildings approx 20m north-west (qv).


Listing NGR: SD5181006905

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