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Ashlar House and Ashlar Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fence, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8289 / 53°49'44"N

Longitude: -2.2723 / 2°16'20"W

OS Eastings: 382177

OS Northings: 436995

OS Grid: SD821369

Mapcode National: GBR DSK5.V5

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.2170

Entry Name: Ashlar House and Ashlar Cottage

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243453

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186313

Location: Higham-with-West Close Booth, Pendle, Lancashire, BB12

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Higham-with-West Close Booth

Built-Up Area: Fence

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Fence-in-Pendle St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

Stone. Stone slate roof, stone coping with finials at gable and eaves. 3-cell linear plan. Two storeys and three bays. 2 storeyed porch, between first and second bays, with kneelers terminated by tall finials. Two moulded tablets read 1594/Richard/Grimshaw/John Box. Fear God, know thyself/Honor the / Prince NH. Moulded, four-centred arch-headed doorway. One 3-light stone mullion and transom window on first floor. Moulded string at first floor and eaves level. To left of porch are 3-light stone mullion and transom window. To right, plain doorway inserted on large mullion and transom window. 3-lights remain on left. One 5-light window similar. All windows on ground floor have moulded and returned dripstones on first floor. One 3-light, one 6-light and one 5-light window similar. The 6-light window is divided by a broad centre mullion. Some windows have masons marks. Interior has one stone moulded doorway with decorated head. RCHM report short king post truss roof. (45/p152/RCHM).

Listing NGR: SD8217736995

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