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2, Church Steet, Kirkham

Description: 2, Church Steet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 183589

OS Grid Reference: SD4271032170
OS Grid Coordinates: 342710, 432170
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7827, -2.8709

Location: 4 Church Street, Kirkham, Lancashire PR4 2SE

Locality: Kirkham
Local Authority: Fylde Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 2SE

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Listing Text

SD 43 SW
9/19 No.2

- II

House, c.1765. Brick (in Flemish bond) with stone dressings. Hipped slate
roof. 3 storeys above cellar, 5 bays with slightly projecting central bay.
Chamfered quoins and modillion cornice. Doorway (up 5 steps) has a
fanlight under a moulded semi-circular architrave (with block keystone).
This is carried on Tuscan pilasters and topped by a pediment supported by
consoles above shouldered pilasters. Above, the first-floor and
second-floor windows have moulded architraves, with shoulders and ears; the
first-floor window has a simple cornice, while the second-floor window has
a scrolled top. All other windows have plain reveals, gauged brick lintels
and stone sills which, on the ground floor, link to form a sill band. Only
the second floor windows (of 6 panes) have glazing bars. Right-hand
ground-floor window has been converted into a door. 2 chimney stacks
behind ridge. Interior: Hall has fluted Tuscan pilasters to carry beam
supporting median wall. Open string staircase has plain brackets and three
fluted balusters per tread carrying a ramped and wreathed handrail of
mahogany. History: Built by Thomas Langton, a local flax-merchant, son of
the founder of the Kirkham Linen Mill.

Listing NGR: SD4271032170

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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