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4-8, Distillery Side, Elsecar

Description: 4-8, Distillery Side

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333878

OS Grid Reference: SK3873099975
OS Grid Coordinates: 438730, 399975
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4951, -1.4177

Location: Distillery Side, Barnsley S74 8HN

Locality: Elsecar
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S74 8HN

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Listing Text

(east side),
5/6 Elsecar
21.4.86 Nos 4-8 (consec)
Row of Cottages. Early C19, altered. Coursed, squared sandstone, stone slate roof.
2 storeys, total of 6 windows to 1st floor; single-storey wing to rear left. Central
part has pair of doorways flanked by blocked windows on each floor; each end part
has central doorway flanked by blocked openings; wooden porch added to far right
doorway. Various flush and projecting sills, some lintels tooled as voussoirs,
others altered. Ashlar end stack on left with similar ridge stack to its right,
brick end stack on right with similar ridge stack to its left. Rear: blocked central
basket-archway. The cottages gained their name from a tar distillery which existed
close by from 1814-1818. Derelict at time of resurvey. Included for group value.
with Elsecar Newcomen Engine House which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SK3873099975

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Source: English Heritage

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