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159 and 161, Watling Street West

A Grade II Listed Building in Towcester, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235206

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

13/184 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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