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31, Chapel Street, Ellel

Description: 31, Chapel Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182165

OS Grid Reference: SD4844255474
OS Grid Coordinates: 348442, 455474
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9927, -2.7879

Location: 31 Chapel Street, Ellel, Lancashire LA2 0JJ

Locality: Ellel
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 0JJ

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Listing Text


8/101 No.31

- II

House, 1701. Sandstone rubble with steep slate roof. Originally
end-lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Windows have remains of
rebated and chamfered surrounds and are either sashed or 6-pane sashes. Door,
now blocked to form a window, in left-hand bay, has chamfered surround with
'WCE 1701' on lintel. Gables have copings with kneelers and chimneys. The
left-hand chimney cap projects on stone corbels; the right-hand cap has a
weathered offset and cyma cornice. At the rear are 3 2-light mullioned
windows (one blocked), one formerly of 4 lights with one mullion remaining,
and a one-light chamfered stair window. Inside, the ground floor is divided
by a roughly framed wattle-and-daub partition. The main living room has 2
chamfered axial main ceiling joists, spliced near the gable wall where the
firehood bressumer which once supported them has been removed. On the 1st
floor, at the opposite end, is a chamfered stone fireplace, possibly for a
parlour. The roof has 2 trusses with tie beams and light collars, re-using
cruck timber.

Listing NGR: SD4844255474

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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