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Cracoe (Or Cracow) Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gisburn Forest, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.987 / 53°59'13"N

Longitude: -2.3481 / 2°20'53"W

OS Eastings: 377270

OS Northings: 454609

OS Grid: SD772546

Mapcode National: GBR DQ1B.FH

Mapcode Global: WH95Y.X10S

Plus Code: 9C5VXMP2+RQ

Entry Name: Cracoe (Or Cracow) Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183244

Location: Gisburn Forest, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BD23

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Gisburn Forest

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tosside St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

SD 772 546 GISBURN FOREST

SD 75 SE

4/72 Cracoe (or Cracow) Hill
Farmhouse
16.11.1954
- II
House, 1691, altered. Slobbered rubble with stone slate roof.
3-cell plan. 2 storeys. Original windows have double-chamfered
surrounds. To the left of the door is a window with the remains of
original jambs and with a hood with one spiral stop. To the right is
a similar window with ovolo-moulded hood. At the far right is an
original window with one mullion remaining and an ovolo-moulded hood.
On the 1st floor are 4 windows, the inner ones having plain reveals
and the outer ones having the remains of original surrounds. The
door has a chamfered surround and shaped lintel, inscribed:
WMC IAL 1691'. To its left is a second, blocked, doorway. Chimneys
on gables and in line with door. The left-hand return wall has a
blocked one-light window with hood and spiral stops. On the 1st floor at
the rear is a chamfered one-light window with segmental head. Interior.
The central room has a deep chimney breast with modern fireplace, in line
with the front door. The chamfered axial main ceiling joists are scarfed
in front of the chimney breast, suggesting that a firehood bressumer
may have been removed.


Listing NGR: SD7727054609

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