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183 and 185, Watling Street West

A Grade II Listed Building in Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1321 / 52°7'55"N

Longitude: -0.9889 / 0°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 469305

OS Northings: 248677

OS Grid: SP693486

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5.8SQ

Mapcode Global: VHDSH.TN2X

Entry Name: 183 and 185, Watling Street West

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235214

Location: Towcester, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Towcester

Built-Up Area: Towcester

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Towcester St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

13/192 Nos.183 and 185
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as No.183,


House and attached cottage. Mid C18 with early C19 alterations. Painted brick,
C20 tile roofs, brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storey, 4-window
range. 5-panel door to right of centre with ornamental overlight flanked by
pairs of Tuscan pilasters supporting entablature with triglyph frieze.
Tripartite horned sash windows to ground floor left and right with moulded stone
surrounds and keyblocks. 4-panel double-leaf door to far left with overlight and
rendered surround with blocked lintel. C19 horned plate glass sash windows to
first floor with moulded stone surrounds. Plinth, storey band and moulded
cornice. Service cottage to left, of painted brick under same roof, a 2-storey,
2-window range, has 5-panel door to right approached by 3 stone steps with
overlight and rendered surround with keyblock. C19 horned sash windows to ground
and first floors with segmental brick heads. Plinth and dentilled brick eaves.
Interior: house has chequered stone-paved staircase hall, open-well staircase
with stick balusters, carved tread ends and ramped handrail. 6-panel doors in
reeded surrounds. Two early C19 reeded marble chimneypieces and brick-lined

Listing NGR: SP6930548677

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