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31, Chapel Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellel, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9927 / 53°59'33"N

Longitude: -2.7879 / 2°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 348442

OS Northings: 455474

OS Grid: SD484554

Mapcode National: GBR 8QZ8.7G

Mapcode Global: WH84F.4WQZ

Entry Name: 31, Chapel Street

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182165

Location: Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Ellel

Built-Up Area: Galgate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ellel St John The Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


8/101 No.31

- II

House, 1701. Sandstone rubble with steep slate roof. Originally
end-lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Windows have remains of
rebated and chamfered surrounds and are either sashed or 6-pane sashes. Door,
now blocked to form a window, in left-hand bay, has chamfered surround with
'WCE 1701' on lintel. Gables have copings with kneelers and chimneys. The
left-hand chimney cap projects on stone corbels; the right-hand cap has a
weathered offset and cyma cornice. At the rear are 3 2-light mullioned
windows (one blocked), one formerly of 4 lights with one mullion remaining,
and a one-light chamfered stair window. Inside, the ground floor is divided
by a roughly framed wattle-and-daub partition. The main living room has 2
chamfered axial main ceiling joists, spliced near the gable wall where the
firehood bressumer which once supported them has been removed. On the 1st
floor, at the opposite end, is a chamfered stone fireplace, possibly for a
parlour. The roof has 2 trusses with tie beams and light collars, re-using
cruck timber.

Listing NGR: SD4844255474

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