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Peel Fold Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St Oswald's, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7478 / 53°44'51"N

Longitude: -2.4303 / 2°25'49"W

OS Eastings: 371721

OS Northings: 428018

OS Grid: SD717280

Mapcode National: GBR CTG3.N8

Mapcode Global: WH972.M2X6

Entry Name: Peel Fold Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 November 1965

Last Amended: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183889

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB1

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: St Oswald's

Built-Up Area: Blackburn

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Knuzden St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 72 NW
4/86 Peel Fold Farmhouse
15.11.1965 (formerly listed as Peel Fold under
- II Stanhill Road)

Farmhouse, Cl7, now house (part restored, part ruinous). Sandstone rubble
in graduated courses, with quoins, stone slate roof now on 2 slightly
different levels. Three-bay baffle-entry plan with 3rd bay built as
crosswing, and stair turret to rear of 2nd bay. Two storeys; 1st bay
restored with mullion window on each floor, moulded doorcase close to
junction of 2nd bay; 2nd bay has a 5-light stone mullion window with
hoodmould. 2- and 3-light mullion windows at 1st floor; gable of wing
(ruinous) projects slightly, has one double-chamfered stone mullion window
on each floor, and a small attic light with rounded head and hollow
spandrels. Rear has 6 stone mullion windows (one ex situ) and a small
round-headed stairlight. Interior: cyma stop-chamfered beams; stone
spiral staircase; smoke hood at junction of 1st and 2nd bays (fireplace
removed). History: home of Robert ("Parsley") Peel, who is said to have
conducted early calico printing experiments here. Birthplace of
Sir Robert Peel. (Ainsworth Homesteads p. 284; Abram Blackburn pp.212-224)

Listing NGR: SD7172128018

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