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Description: Beech House
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184307
OS Grid Reference: SD5994524193
OS Grid Coordinates: 359945, 424193
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7126, -2.6083
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BRINDLE WATER STREET
SD 52 SE
5/56 Beech House
Farmhouse (or inn?), now house. Early C18, altered. Coursed sandstone rubble
with quoins, slate roof with brick chimneys on ridge and at both gables.
Three bays, with rear outshut to the centre and right. Two storeys; doorway
offset to right has moulded surround and prominent concave cornice; 3 windows
on each floor, those at ground floor all formerly with recessed chamfered
mullions, of 2, 4, and 3 lights, but all mullions removed except in centre of
middle window, and those above all altered and square. Rear has doorway in
re-entrant of outshut, a stairlight in the rear of the outshut with chamfered
mullion and 2 diamond-lattice leaded lights, a 2-light cellar window below
this, and remains of 3 other formerly mullioned windows. Left gable has
blocked former doorway near to front corner. Interior: C18 fireplace with
corbelled jambs and moulded lintel; doglegged staircase with closed string,
slim turned balusters, moulded handrail; stairlight window has apparently
original glazing with a small rectangular opening pane set into the diamond
Listing NGR: SD5994524193
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Source: English Heritage
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