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Former Clifton Farmhouse and Clifton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7978 / 53°47'52"N

Longitude: -2.2606 / 2°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 382932

OS Northings: 433528

OS Grid: SD829335

Mapcode National: GBR DSNJ.DB

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.7SSX

Entry Name: Former Clifton Farmhouse and Clifton Cottage

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467069

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB12

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Whittlefield with Ightenhill

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley West All Saints St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/01/2015


SD83SW
906-1/3/71

BURNLEY,
YEOMAN FOLD,
Former Clifton Farmhouse and Clifton Cottage

(Formerly listed as Malt Shovel Public House, HARGROVE AVENUE (North side))

Previously listed as Clifton Farmhouse and Clifton Cottage, HARGROVE AVENUE)

29/09/77

II

Former farmhouse and cottage, later public house and hostel, reverted back to domestic use in the early-C21. C17, in 2 builds, with large C19 addition; altered. Sandstone random rubble with large quoins, stone slate roof (Welsh slate roof to the addition).
PLAN: the C17 portion is L-plan formed by an east-west range with a projecting wing at the west end and a small gabled extension in the angle and flush with the wing; the C19 additions are a parallel range attached to the rear and a cross-wing at the east end.
EXTERIOR: the C17 portion, 2 low storeys and 1:1:2 windows, with coupled unequal gables to the left, has a doorway in the centre of the gabled portion with a simple slab cornice, flanked by 2 altered rectangular windows on each floor. The set-back range to the right has an altered or inserted doorway at the right-hand end, 4 small C20 windows at ground floor and 2 altered windows above. Small chimney on right-hand slope of right-hand gable. The left return wall of the wing has a plain doorway at ground floor and 2 altered or inserted windows above. The C19 additions are 2 higher storeys, in simplified Jacobean style, with a 3-window east front which has a C20 lean-to porch in the centre and vertical-rectangular windows with raised surrounds and hood-moulds (sashed without glazing bars at ground floor and top-hung casements above); a rendered south gable with one similar window on each floor (lacking hood-moulds), and a north facade similar to the east front.
INTERIOR: the east wing has 3 massive king-post roof trusses with raked struts, suggesting that it was formerly part of a larger building of higher status.

Listing NGR: SD8293233528

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

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