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Description: 85, Main Street
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189522
OS Grid Reference: SK6506412020
OS Grid Coordinates: 465064, 312020
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7020, -1.0385
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SK 61 SE MAIN STREET (South Side)
4/54 No. 85
House. Partially C16, extended or altered in late C17 or early C18. Now gable
end to street though orientation changed with addition of rear range. The street
range now forms a cross wing, but may have been an integral unit. It is rendered
over a timber frame, which is visible in one wall internally as close studding
with sill on a high rubble plinth. Externally, the plinth is apparent all the
way round. Welsh slate roof. The street frontage contains 2 massive projecting
rubble stacks with 2 and 3 brick flues and, between them, the wall is of rubble
and brick with 2 wood mullioned and transomed windows lighting the stairs.
In the front gable wall are two wood mullioned and transomed windows, and to
the rear, a triple light sash to each floor. The gable itself is jettied in
Rear wing is brick,2 storeys and 2 bays. Doorway in angle with moulded wood
architrave capped by a reclining carved lion. The 2 windows to its right are
wood mullioned and ransomed lights vtith flat arched heads. Upper windows are
4-light sashes with cambered heads (1 new light over door). Brick plinth and
moulded string course. Insurance sign above door. Beyond this a lower wing
also brick with plinth and a plain string course. Various casement windows
with cambered heads either side of the doorway. The rear of this wing is cobble
up to first floor level, with some blocked brick arched openings. Rear of main
range has 2 bay windows with leaded lights c1920.
Listing NGR: SK6506412020
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Source: English Heritage
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