Date Listed: 3 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322314
OS Grid Reference: SE2258094384
OS Grid Coordinates: 422580, 494384
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3445, -1.6542
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APPLETON EAST AND WEST WEST APPLETON
SE 29 SW
Disused gashouse. Mid-late C19. For Duke of Leeds of Hornby Castle.
Brick, Welsh slate roof. l½ storeys, 2 first-floor windows with single-
storey range at right angles to right. Raised and louvred apex to roof.
Gabled north elevation: central blocked doorway with segmental-arched
lintel, similar lintels to first-floor windows. Blocked oculus in gable.
Raised verge to gable, detailed at apex to raised and louvred ridge. West
end of lower range: double board doors below timber lintel forming cart
entrance. Interior: fragments of retorts at south end. Metal-framed roof
trusses, boarded roof. A rare example of an estate gashouse in this part of
Listing NGR: SE2258094384
Source: English Heritage
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