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Description: 102 and 104, Towngate
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
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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
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Source: English Heritage
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