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Description: Tongue Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 184720
OS Grid Reference: SD6462026448
OS Grid Coordinates: 364620, 426448
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7332, -2.5378
SD 62 NW PLEASINGTON (off) BOWDEN AVENUE
sD 646 264
1/47 Tongue Hill Farmhouse
24-11-96 (Formerly listed as Tongue Hill
- II off Victoria Road)
Farmhouse, dated 1735 above door, now house. Sandstone rubble on
plinth, with quoins, stone slate roof with one chimney on the ridge
at the junction of the 1st and 2nd bays, and chimneys at both gables.
Rectangular 3-bay plan. Two storeys; low let floor band; doorway
between 2nd and 3rd bays has simple ashlar surround with moulded
cornice in the band, and at 1st floor above this is a square datestone
with moulded surround, inscribed P ; three 4-light windows on each
floor, all recessed with hollow-chamfered mullions. Left return wall
has, set back, a single-storey lean-to, and at 1st floor a similar
4-light window with a hoodmould. Rear has a band and windows similar
to those at the front: 4 at ground floor, of 3, 2, 2 and 3 lights,
and 2 at 1st floor, both of 2 lights with hoodmoulds; between these
a stairlight and a smaller window. Interior: quarter-round moulded
beams in all ground floor rooms, and 2 others in the roof; longitudinal
partition giving the impression of a 6-room plan, the rear rooms much
Listing NGR: SD6459826418
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Source: English Heritage
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