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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040834
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235205
Location: Towcester, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12
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
TOWCESTER WATLING STREET WEST
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
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