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Moorgarth, Caton-with-Littledale

Description: Moorgarth

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182122

OS Grid Reference: SD5456863944
OS Grid Coordinates: 354568, 463944
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0694, -2.6957

Location: Moorside Road, Caton, Lancashire LA2 9PN

Locality: Caton-with-Littledale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9PN

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Listing Text


5/49 Moorgarth

- II

House, early-to-mid C19th. Built as Caton workhouse and converted, probably
by Paley junior, into house for Paley family c.1900. Sandstone rubble with
stone slate roof. 2 storeys with attic and cellar, 7 bays. Windows sashed
with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds with straight hoods. 7th bay has
stained glass window on ground floor and is blank on 1st floor. Bays 4, 5 and
6 covered by single-storey porch with cornice and parapet. Its left-hand part
has a 4-light window with square mullions and glazing bars. To the right the
doorway has an architrave with semi-circular head, keystone and impost band.
It is flanked by pilasters and has a string course and plaque above. The
gutter is treated as a cornice, with 4 modillions over each bay. Above is a
hipped attic dormer. The gables have copings with kneelers, and chimneys.
3rd chimney to right of 5th bay. On the south side are 2 added 2-storey bay
windows with hipped roofs. On the east side are further additions.

Listing NGR: SD5456863944

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Source: English Heritage

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