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Description: Clerk Hill
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183535
OS Grid Reference: SD7480636290
OS Grid Coordinates: 374806, 436290
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8223, -2.3842
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SD 73 NW
2/50 Clerk Hill
House, probably 1772 with earlier remains (Pevsner). Sandstone rubble,
painted at front, with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Facade has 2-bay
recessed centre with 2-bay projecting wings to each side, and has
chamfered quoins, band, and cornice with blocking course. Windows have
architraves and are sashed with no glazing bars. The left-hand bay of the
left-hand wing now has a C19 single-storey canted bay window. The 2 wings
are linked by a single-storey loggia carried on 2 Tuscan columns with
engaged columns as responds. The door, in the central bay, has an
architrave. To each side of the recessed centre are lead downspouts with
hoppers dated 'I?W 1719'. Chimneys to left of right-hand wing, set back in
centre of left-hand wing, and on left-hand wall. At the rear is a stair
window with plain stone surround and round head, and a Venetian window on
each floor which has sashes with glazing bars.
Listing NGR: SD7480636290
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Source: English Heritage
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