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Description: 1, 2 and 3, the Street
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221613
OS Grid Reference: TF7905427739
OS Grid Coordinates: 579054, 327739
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8174, 0.6556
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TF 7927 HOUGHTON NEW HOUGHTON (west)
11/29 Nos. 1, 2, 3 The
Three cottages. C18. Whitewashed brick, black glazed pantiles. 2 storeys,
5 windows with slightly recessed north bay. No. 1 and 2 to south have 3 ground
floor arched headed and 4 first floor straight headed wooden 2-light casements
with glazing bars. Inserted C20 glazed door in place of ground floor windows
to No. 2. No. 3 to north has single ground floor arched headed and single
first floor straight headed wooden 2-light casement with glazing bars. Dentil
eaves cornice, hipped roof with central and north end ridge stacks. Boarded
doors to No. 1 and No. 3 on returns. Foundations of first two houses in New
Houghton laid July 1729 replacing village in park. Inspired Goldsmith's
Deserted Village (1770). Appears as block plan in Isaac Ware Plans ... Houghton
(1735) 1750 ed.
Listing NGR: TF7905427739
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