Description: 1, East Witton
Date Listed: 15 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 321632
OS Grid Reference: SE1451285990
OS Grid Coordinates: 414512, 485990
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2694, -1.7787
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SE 18 NW EAST WITTON TOWN EAST WITTON
10/10 No 1
15.2.67 (formerly listed under Village
House. C17 (or earlier) with early C19 alterations and additions.
Roughcast, stone slate and pantile roofs. 2 storeys. In 3 sections, the
oldest part in the centre, flanked by later, taller, extensions. Central
section: 2 first-floor windows. Ground floor: central 6-panel C20 door;
three 6-pane sash windows, 1 on extreme left probably originally a fire
window, 1 on right of door has head of 2-light mullioned window. First
floor: at low level, 6-pane sashes in stone surronds of 2-light chamfered
mullioned windows. Stone slate roof. Left section: 1 bay. Ground floor:
16-pane sash with ashlar sill and lintel. Fist floor: 4-pane sash with
ashlar sill. Shaped kneelers, ashla r copings, steeper-sloping pantile
roof, end stacks. Right section: projecting canted bay window with sash
windows with glazing bars. Copings. Steeper-sloping pantile roof, left end
stack. Interior: C17 fireplace with bolection surround in room to left of
door. The only building which conspicuously pre-dates the relocation after
a fire of the old village at Low Thorpe to the present planned layout by the
Earl of Ailesbury in the early C19.
Listing NGR: SE1451285990
Source: English Heritage
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