British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

177 and 179, Watling Street West, Towcester

Description: 177 and 179, Watling Street West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235212

OS Grid Reference: SP6931248660
OS Grid Coordinates: 469312, 248660
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1319, -0.9888

Location: A5, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BX

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Towcester, Northamptonshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

13/190 Nos.177 and 179


House and shop, formerly public house. C18 with earlier origins. Painted brick,
plain-tile roof, brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window
range. Central doorway with round-arched head flanked by wide canted bay
windows. 6-pane horned sash windows to first floor with timber lintels.
Dentilled brick eaves and one hipped roof dormer with 2-light leaded casements.
Wing to rear left possibly of late C17 date. Interior has open fireplace with
cambered ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Formerly the Dolphin Inn.

Listing NGR: SP6931248660

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.