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Description: 26, Tong Lane
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185832
OS Grid Reference: SD8832818594
OS Grid Coordinates: 388328, 418594
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6637, -2.1781
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SD 81 NE WHITWORTH TONG LANE
11/253 No. 26
House, dated 1748 on stone in garden wall, altered. Coursed thin sandstone
rubble, stoneslate roof with 2 ridge chimneys. L-shaped: double-depth 3-bay
house with separately-roofed one bay wing in front of 1st bay. All 2
storeys (wing lower), built with back to road. Present entrance by doorway
in left gable wall. Front to garden has plain doorway to 2nd bay, triple
window to left, similar double window to right, both with glazing bars
making 4 panes; let floor has 2 windows to 2nd bay, one to 3rd bay. Built
into garden wall below steps to door is datestone inscribed ES S 1748.
Interior: chamfered beams, fielded panel doors and 2 matching window seats,
apparently original; front service wing has ist floor kitchen with large
rectangular stone fireplace.
Listing NGR: SD8832818594
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Source: English Heritage
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