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Latitude: 52.1313 / 52°7'52"N
Longitude: -0.9881 / 0°59'17"W
OS Eastings: 469359
OS Northings: 248594
OS Grid: SP693485
Mapcode National: GBR 9W5.90V
Mapcode Global: VHDSH.TPGH
Entry Name: 159 and 161, Watling Street West
Listing Date: 19 August 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040835
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235206
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
13/184 Nos.159 and 161
House and shop. Mid C18, with earlier origins. Painted brick, slate roof, brick
end stack. 2-unit plan. 3-storey, 2-window range. Part-glazed 4-panel door to
left of centre, a canted bay window to left with 6-pane horned sash to front,
shop-window with one division to right, all under deep coved hood. Sash windows
to first and attic floors, all with gauged brick lintels. Storey band and
moulded brick eaves cornice. 2-storey wing to rear left of coursed squared
ironstone, possibly of late C17 date. Interior: open fireplace in back wing with
chamfered bressumer. Fitted cupboard with semi-domed head and shaped shelves.
Formerly a butchers shop with passage through shop to rear yard.
Listing NGR: SP6935948594
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