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102 and 104, Towngate

A Grade II Listed Building in Eccleston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6504 / 53°39'1"N

Longitude: -2.7311 / 2°43'52"W

OS Eastings: 351770

OS Northings: 417344

OS Grid: SD517173

Mapcode National: GBR 9VC7.J5

Mapcode Global: WH866.0HRX

Entry Name: 102 and 104, Towngate

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184361

Location: Eccleston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Eccleston

Built-Up Area: Eccleston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ECCLESTON TOWNGATE
SD 51 NW
9/109A
- Nos. 102 and 104
GV II

Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Dated 1659 on porch, altered and extended.
Handmade brick with stone quoins, chamfered stone plinth, slate roof.
Three-bay baffle-entry plan with projecting porch, added wing at left end,
modern additions to rear. Two storeys; walls raised by c.15 courses; 2-storey
gabled porch in line with chimney behind ridge at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays
has quoins to two-thirds full height, open outer doorway with large sandstone
lintel bearing worn lettering including restored date 1659, brick label over
the lintel, peephole in left side, blocked 2-light window in right side at 1st
floor, wooden side benches, and inner door with stop-moulded wooden surround.
To left are 2 sashed windows on each floor, those at ground floor with brick
labels, and interrupted coursing beside these windows suggesting former brick
mullion windows; to the right one 4-pane sash on each floor. At left end
slightly-projecting gabled addition (overlapping quoins of original corner)
has lower stone plinth, pebble-dashed walls, modern porch and windows, and
projecting side wall chimney stack. Interior not inspected, but likely to
contain features of interest, eg. shaped beams.


Listing NGR: SD5177017344

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