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Nos 1 and 2 the Street, Claughton

Description: Nos 1 and 2 the Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 185466

OS Grid Reference: SD5131742777
OS Grid Coordinates: 351317, 442777
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8789, -2.7420

Location: Smithy Lane, Claughton, Lancashire PR3 0PL

Locality: Claughton
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 0PL

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Listing Text

SD 54 SW
8/75 Nos.l & 2 The Street

Two houses, formerly one, 1689. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. 3
storeys, 3 bays, with a drip course. Windows rebated and chamfered with
mullions, except for the left-hand one on the 1st floor and those to the
2nd floor, which are chamfered. Those on the ground and 1st floors have
hoods. The ground-floor windows are of 4 and 5 lights, with a 2-light fire
window at the left. Those on the 1st floor are of 3, 3, and 4 lights.
Those to the 2nd floor are of 2, 3, and 2 lights. The door, in the middle
bay, has a moulded surround with shaped lintel inscribed: '1689 A WM R'.
Gable chimneys. To the left and right are lower additions. The left-hand
one has a 2-light rebated and chamfered mullioned window in its front
wall and a chimney on its gable. The right-hand addition, once a shippon,
has`a similar window, and a door to the left with plain reveals. Its
right-hand gable wall contains a re-set battlemented lintel with a carved
badger, the crest of the Fitzherbert-Brockholes family. Inside, the
left-hand room of the original house has a firehood bressumer and two
exposed axial ceiling beams, all with edge roll mouldings. In the rear
wall of the hearth there is a spice cupboard with carved door inscribed:
'ATAR 1689'. The beams visible on the 1st floor are also moulded. In the
attic the timber corbels which carried the chimney cap associated with the
firehood remain. The roof trusses have collars and queen struts.

Listing NGR: SD5131742777

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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