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102 and 104, Towngate, Eccleston

Description: 102 and 104, Towngate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184361

OS Grid Reference: SD5177017344
OS Grid Coordinates: 351770, 417344
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6504, -2.7311

Location: B5250, Eccleston, Lancashire PR7 5QS

Locality: Eccleston
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR7 5QS

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Listing Text

SD 51 NW
- Nos. 102 and 104

Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Dated 1659 on porch, altered and extended.
Handmade brick with stone quoins, chamfered stone plinth, slate roof.
Three-bay baffle-entry plan with projecting porch, added wing at left end,
modern additions to rear. Two storeys; walls raised by c.15 courses; 2-storey
gabled porch in line with chimney behind ridge at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays
has quoins to two-thirds full height, open outer doorway with large sandstone
lintel bearing worn lettering including restored date 1659, brick label over
the lintel, peephole in left side, blocked 2-light window in right side at 1st
floor, wooden side benches, and inner door with stop-moulded wooden surround.
To left are 2 sashed windows on each floor, those at ground floor with brick
labels, and interrupted coursing beside these windows suggesting former brick
mullion windows; to the right one 4-pane sash on each floor. At left end
slightly-projecting gabled addition (overlapping quoins of original corner)
has lower stone plinth, pebble-dashed walls, modern porch and windows, and
projecting side wall chimney stack. Interior not inspected, but likely to
contain features of interest, eg. shaped beams.

Listing NGR: SD5177017344

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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