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157, Watling Street West

A Grade II* Listed Building in Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1312 / 52°7'52"N

Longitude: -0.9881 / 0°59'17"W

OS Eastings: 469362

OS Northings: 248581

OS Grid: SP693485

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5.90X

Mapcode Global: VHDSH.TPHL

Entry Name: 157, Watling Street West

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235205

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

13/183 No.157


House. Mid C18. Ironstone ashlar to street, C20 plain-tile roofs, brick end
stacks. 2-unit central-staircase plan. 3-storey, 5-window range. Central 6-panel
door with fanlight and painted moulded stone surround and moulded stone cornice.
12-pane sashes with moulded stone sills and segmental-arched heads with
keyblocks to ground, first and attic floors. Plinth, painted limestone storey
bands, deep moulded limestone cornice and plain stone-coped parapet. Central bay
and strips either end break forward slightly. 2-storey brick extension to rear
with catslide roof. Single-storey wing to rear left. Interior has fine closed
well staircase with turned balusters from ground floor to attic; half cellar in
well. Stone cellar. One original veined marble chimneypiece with fluted
keyblock. Eared wood fireplace surround in upper room. Fitted cupboard with
shaped shelves. Some panelled dados.

Listing NGR: SP6936248581

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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