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159 and 161, Watling Street West, Towcester

Description: 159 and 161, Watling Street West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235206

OS Grid Reference: SP6935948594
OS Grid Coordinates: 469359, 248594
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1313, -0.9881

Location: A5, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BX

Locality: Towcester
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 6BX

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Listing Text

13/184 Nos.159 and 161


House and shop. Mid C18, with earlier origins. Painted brick, slate roof, brick
end stack. 2-unit plan. 3-storey, 2-window range. Part-glazed 4-panel door to
left of centre, a canted bay window to left with 6-pane horned sash to front,
shop-window with one division to right, all under deep coved hood. Sash windows
to first and attic floors, all with gauged brick lintels. Storey band and
moulded brick eaves cornice. 2-storey wing to rear left of coursed squared
ironstone, possibly of late C17 date. Interior: open fireplace in back wing with
chamfered bressumer. Fitted cupboard with semi-domed head and shaped shelves.
Formerly a butchers shop with passage through shop to rear yard.

Listing NGR: SP6935948594

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Source: English Heritage

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