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TOWNGATE HOUSE AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TOWNGATE HOUSE AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1335867

Location

TOWNGATE HOUSE AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL, BACK LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Aug-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57574

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History

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Details

SJ 67 NW WHITLEY C.P. BACK LANE North Side, Higher Whitley

5/108 Towngate House and attached Garden Wall (formerly listed as Four Corners) 8/1/70

GV II

House, 1743. Stone-dressed Flemish bond brown brick; graded grey slate roof. 3 storeys; 2 windows. Painted stone plinth; rusticated quoins; bands at 1st and 2nd floors. Door of 6 fielded panels - 2 horizontal; 3 vertical; 1 horizontal. Radial bar overlight with 2 concentric bars, under slightly cambered gauged brick arch. 12-pane sashes to lower storey, recessed but with sash-boxes exposed; flush 12-pane sashes to middle storey; 9-pane flush sashes to upper storey with 6 panes in lower sash and 3 in upper sash; projecting stone cills; wedge lintels except to top storey. The cills of the lower storey are cut into plinth. Flush brick gable chimneys. Datestone at centre of 2nd storey inscribed C : S * : K : 1743 in round-arched recessed panel on attached Tuscan columns. Garden wall to road of coursed sandstone and brown brick, 2 metres high, attched to house. Interior not inspected, but oak beams and 2-panel doors are visible.

Listing NGR: SJ6184379957

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National Grid Reference: SJ 61843 79957

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