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Description: Waithman's House
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 181951
OS Grid Reference: SD4612974450
OS Grid Coordinates: 346129, 474450
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1630, -2.8265
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SD 47 SE SILVERDALE LINDETH ROAD
3/189 Waithman's House
2. 5. 1968 (formerly listed as No 36 (Waithman's House))
House, late C17th and 1739. Pebbledashed rubble with slate roof. T-plan
with later additions, the front wing facing south-east, having a central
entrance and end stacks. 2 storeys with attics. All windows modern with
plain reveals. On the ground floor there is a window on each side of the
porch (dated 1922) with a former fire window at the far left. On the 1st
floor there are 2 windows on each side of a central slate plaque with
incised floral decoration and inscription 'William Waithman and Dorothy
his wife 1739'. Left-hand gable has one window. Right-hand gable has
projecting stack and one window on the ground floor and 2 attic windows.
North-east wall of rear wing has 3 windows on the ground floor and 2 on
the 1st floor. Inside - left-hand front room has moulded shouldered
fireplace with grooved false keystone and cornice mantel. Spice cupboard
possibly a C20th reproduction. Front rooms separated by panelling.
Northern room of rear wing lined with large panels with grooved rails,
probably c.1700. In front of a C20th fireplace is a beam which could
have supported a firehood, with an enclosed stair entrance at its south
end having a panelled door and grooved pilaster strip.
Listing NGR: SD4612974450
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Source: English Heritage
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