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129 and 133, Station Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Croston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6624 / 53°39'44"N

Longitude: -2.7749 / 2°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 348890

OS Northings: 418708

OS Grid: SD488187

Mapcode National: GBR 9V22.1W

Mapcode Global: WH865.B6VQ

Entry Name: 129 and 133, Station Road

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184340

Location: Croston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Croston

Built-Up Area: Croston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Croston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

CROSTON STATION ROAD
SD 41 NE
8/88 Nos. 129 and 133 (Formerly
listed as Henry Croston
Almhouses)
22.10.52
- II

Three almshouses, now 2 cottages. Dated 1692, altered. Coursed thin
sandstone rubble, stone slate roof with brick gable chimneys. Rectangular
3-unit plan. Single storey; a doorway at each end, former doorway right of
centre altered as window, 4 casements (including this) of 3, 2, 2 and 3
lights; between the first 2 windows a triangular-headed stone plaque
lettered in relief:
THE(S)E
ALMESHOVS
ES. ERECTED
BY.HENRY
AND.ISABEL
CROSTON
AN.DO: 1692
Rear covered by modern flat-roofed service addition. Interior: formerly 3
single-cell dwellings, but altered by partition of that in the centre
between the other two. Garden wall enclosing area c.3 metres deep in
front, of sandstone rubble, c.l metre high, with rounded coping; central
gateway with short piers faced and topped with punched rounded stone.


Listing NGR: SD4889018708

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