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Description: Lower Hall Cottages
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 183354
OS Grid Reference: SD7844444182
OS Grid Coordinates: 378444, 444182
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8934, -2.3295
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SD 78 44 DOWNHAM DOWNHAM VILLAGE
13/35 No. 1 Lower Hall Cottages
House, probably early C19th with late C16th remains. Rubble, mainly
limestone, with stone slate roof. 3 storeys. To the left of the door
are mullioned windows with an inner hollow chamfer and an outer casement
moulding. The ground-floor one is of 5 lights; those on the 1st and
2nd floors are of 6 lights each. To the right of the door are chamfered
mullioned windows of C19th type, one on each floor, with 4 lights on the
ground floor, 3 lights on the flat floor and 2 lights on the 2nd floor.
The door has a chamfered stone surround. To the right of the door are
traces of a blocked window. Also to the right of the door, on the 1st
and 2nd floor, is a straight joint. Chimneys to left of door and at
right of house. The rear (north-west) wall borders the garden of
Downham Hall and is blank apart from a ground-floor outshut. Within
an open section of this outshut, in the rear wall of the house, is
a deeply-moulded doorway with ogee head. The door itself is of plank
construction with bands of studs and with 2 decorative iron straps.
Interior. The western room has a late C18th fireplace with tooled
false keystone and moulded stone mantel.
Listing NGR: SD7844444182
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Source: English Heritage
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