Excellent news for these times. Blackburn with Darwen Council should be congratulated.
It is often forgotten that the bridge over Pendle Water is also a listed building, like the others at Park Hill.Continue reading “Barrowford Bridge”
Inside, the Pendle Heritage Centre museum traces the history of the Park Hill over six hundred years. It includes a three storey archaeological excavation of the interior.
The Georgian staircase window of the Clerk’s House is unusual in having a variety of window types merged into one.Continue reading “Park Hill staircase window”
The old hall at Park Hill sits behind the Clerk’s House. There is over hundred years difference in their dates.Continue reading “Two houses together”
The barn is another building of the Pendle Heritage Centre. It has a complex history and interesting features, including a built-in dovecote.Continue reading “Park Hill Eighteenth Century Barn”
Behind its walls, the Park Hill eighteenth century garden and its garden museum look lovely in the snow.Continue reading “Walled Garden, Park Hill”
In the 1700s, the rambling picturesque qualities of Park Hill fell out of fashion. People wanted their buildings to be neat, tidy and symmetrical.Continue reading “Clerk’s House, Pendle Heritage Centre”
The front of Park Hill is the most picturesque of the views of the Pendle Heritage Centre with its cottage garden and old world charm.Continue reading “Park Hill, Barrowford, Pendle Heritage Centre”
The New Malt Kiln at Higherford is one of the strangest buildings saved by Heritage Trust for the North West. It’s tall shape and very steep roof makes it look like a witches hat… quite fitting for Pendle Witch Country, perhaps!Continue reading “New Malt Kiln”
Higherford Mill and its chimney on the hillside behind are truly amazing old buildings. The mill has the oldest weaving shed in the world which was powered by a rare twin race water system as well as steam power.Continue reading “Higherford Mill and Chimney”