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High House, Whittington

Description: High House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182496

OS Grid Reference: SD5963576414
OS Grid Coordinates: 359635, 476414
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1819, -2.6200

Location: Whittingham, Lancashire LA6 2NR

Locality: Whittington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2NR

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Listing Text

SD 57 NE

1/196 High House


House, late C17th, restored early 1980s. Pebbledashed rubble with tile
roof. T-plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows rebated and chamfered with
mullions: those on the 1st floor are modern copies in concrete. To the
left of the porch is one of 2 lights. To the right is one of 4 lights with
hood. The 1st floor windows are of 4 and 3 lights with hoods. At the left
is one of one light. The single-storey porch has a parapet with coping.
The outer doorway appears to be C19th and has a Tudor-arched head. Above
it is a re-set shield carved with a cross. The inner doorway has a moulded
surround with Tudor-arched head. Gable chimneys, the right-hand one with
projecting stack. Both have round caps. The left-hand (north) wall of the
rear wing has 2 drip courses. On the ground floor is a 3-light window and
a blocked door with plain reveals. On the first floor are windows of 3 and
2 lights. The south wall of the wing also has mullioned windows and 2 drip
courses. The gable wall of the wing has a 2-light window on each floor and
a projecting stack with round cap. On the lst floor there is a one-light
window on the north side, lighting a closet incorporated in the stack.
Inside, the 1st floor room of the rear wing has a moulded fireplace with
triangular head, inscribed: 'RII ANO. DOM. 1660', and cyma-moulded mantel.

Listing NGR: SD5963576414

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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