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Description: 2, Market Place
Date Listed: 16 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 184787
OS Grid Reference: SD3481639419
OS Grid Coordinates: 334816, 439419
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8469, -2.9922
SD 33 NW POULTON-LE-FYLDE MARKET PLACE
House and shop, possibly late C17 or early C18, now shop, standing on edge
of churchyard, gable end to Market Place. Rendered brick with graded slate
roof. Originally 3 bays, now much altered inside. 2 storeys. Ground
floor shop front, 1st floor window with stone sill and splayed stone head,
now fitted with modern frame. On north side wall, front bay has one window
on each floor with stone sill and splayed. stone head; centre bay has 2 small
windows, the lower of 2 lights; back bay has small square window on ground
floor, large 2-light casement above. Rear gable wall has 3 small blocked
windows, 2 below and one above. Interior: loft contains, between 2nd and 3rd
bays, one complete roof truss, blades crossed at the ridge, with curved collar
lap-jointed and pegged, and raking queen strut to tie at 1st floor ceiling
level; and 2 trenched purlins on each side, the lower on the north side with
one curved windbrace rising to the principal. Other heavy timbers are visible.
There is a farmer chimney stack,with 2 flues, offset to north side of ridge
between 1st and 2nd bays.
Listing NGR: SD3481639419
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Source: English Heritage
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