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Barn Approximately 50 Metres West of Towneley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7723 / 53°46'20"N

Longitude: -2.2201 / 2°13'12"W

OS Eastings: 385590

OS Northings: 430687

OS Grid: SD855306

Mapcode National: GBR DSYT.4G

Mapcode Global: WHB83.VFZX

Plus Code: 9C5VQQCH+WX

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 50 Metres West of Towneley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467228

Location: Rosehill with Burnley Wood, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Cliviger with Worsthorne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD8530 TODMORDEN ROAD, Burnley Wood
906-1/7/182 (East side (off))
29/09/77 Barn approximately 50m west of
Towneley Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Barn to west of Towneley Farm at
Towneley Hall)


Barn with integral shippons. Probably late C17 or very early
C18; raised and altered in later C19. Coursed squared
sandstone rubble with large quoins, slate roof.
PLAN: T-plan formed by main range on approximately east-west
axis with a very unusual multi-function porch-wing in the
centre of the north side, a shallow porch opposed to this at
the rear (and C19 lean-to cart-sheds, which are not of special
interest, added to the front on either side of the central
EXTERIOR: the wide 3-storey 3-window porch-wing has a
chamfered plinth, a depressed-arched wagon entrance flanked by
small chamfered one-light windows at ground floor and
1st-floor levels (all unglazed and most with vertical
cast-iron bars), coupled 2-light double-chamfered mullioned
windows in the centre of the 2nd floor (the left lacking the
mullion) also unglazed and with horizontal iron bars, and a
small one-light window above these; ridged gable coping with
kneelers; a large cruciform cast-iron finial (like a weather
vane); and, within the entry, a chamfered square-headed
doorway in each side, and harr-hung double doors with
cast-iron harr-pins and sockets. Its return sides have 2-light
mullioned windows to the upper level. The main range has a
chamfered plinth and some blocked slit-breathers at ground
floor level (both sides now covered by added cart sheds). Each
gable wall has 3 shippon doorways at ground floor, the central
doorway enlarged (and that at the west end flanked by C19
windows) and the outer ones with chamfered surrounds but now
blocked, a chamfered loading doorway in the centre of the
upper floor (that at the east end blocked), a vertical
owl-hole near the apex, and gable coping like that of the
INTERIOR: C19 bolted queen-post roof trusses; lofts to both
Forms group with Towneley Farmhouse approximately 50 metres

east (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8559030687

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