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Description: 39, Thorpe Lane
Date Listed: 3 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 212353
OS Grid Reference: SD9593405564
OS Grid Coordinates: 395934, 405564
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5467, -2.0628
SADDLEWORTH THORPE LANE
SD 90 NE (north side)
3/327 No. 39
Toll house. Built shortly after the Act of 1758 for a
turnpike road from Austerlands to Wakefield. Hammer-dressed
watershot stone with graduated stone slate roof. One room on
each of 2 floors with a later lean-to addition against right
gable. Door to right with square-cut surround and paired
sash window with dividing mullion of C19. 4-light first
floor window with recessed flat-faced stone mullions. Brick
gable chimney stack. 2 blocked windows to each gable-end
and two 2-light windows to left gable (both with mullions
Listing NGR: SD9593405564
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Source: English Heritage
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