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Post Office, and Corless Cottages, Ellel

Description: Post Office, and Corless Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182175

OS Grid Reference: SD5161053383
OS Grid Coordinates: 351610, 453383
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9742, -2.7392

Location: 6 Church Close, Ellel, Lancashire LA2 9AH

Locality: Ellel
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9AH

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Listing Text


13/111 Post Office, 19A, and 19-28
- (consecutive) Corless Cottages

- II

Row of mill workers' houses, said to be built for Clarkson in 1796. Sandstone
rubble with slate roof. 3 storeys. Each house of one bay, having windows
with plain stone surrounds. Most are sashed, but some have modern frames.
Each house has door to left, with plain stone surround, and chimney to right.
The left-hand house, now part of the post office and shop, has sashed windows
with glazing bars on the ground and 1st floor. Its door is now blocked to
form a window. At the left is a stair window with plain stone surround.
Adjoining to the left,of 2 storeys but of the same build, is the original
part of the shop. It has a modern window with plain reveals on the 1st floor.
Its end wall has a modern shop front on the ground floor and 2 modern windows
with plain stone surrounds on the 1st floor. At the rear the houses are of
one bay with a door to the right.

Listing NGR: SD5161053383

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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