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129 and 133, Station Road, Croston

Description: 129 and 133, Station Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 184340

OS Grid Reference: SD4889018708
OS Grid Coordinates: 348890, 418708
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6624, -2.7749

Location: 133 B5247, Croston, Lancashire PR5 7RP

Locality: Croston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7RP

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/88 Nos. 129 and 133 (Formerly
listed as Henry Croston
- II

Three almshouses, now 2 cottages. Dated 1692, altered. Coursed thin
sandstone rubble, stone slate roof with brick gable chimneys. Rectangular
3-unit plan. Single storey; a doorway at each end, former doorway right of
centre altered as window, 4 casements (including this) of 3, 2, 2 and 3
lights; between the first 2 windows a triangular-headed stone plaque
lettered in relief:
AN.DO: 1692
Rear covered by modern flat-roofed service addition. Interior: formerly 3
single-cell dwellings, but altered by partition of that in the centre
between the other two. Garden wall enclosing area c.3 metres deep in
front, of sandstone rubble, c.l metre high, with rounded coping; central
gateway with short piers faced and topped with punched rounded stone.

Listing NGR: SD4889018708

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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