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177 and 179, Watling Street West

A Grade II Listed Building in Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1319 / 52°7'54"N

Longitude: -0.9888 / 0°59'19"W

OS Eastings: 469312

OS Northings: 248660

OS Grid: SP693486

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5.8TW

Mapcode Global: VHDSH.TP31

Entry Name: 177 and 179, Watling Street West

Listing Date: 19 August 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235212

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

13/190 Nos.177 and 179


House and shop, formerly public house. C18 with earlier origins. Painted brick,
plain-tile roof, brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window
range. Central doorway with round-arched head flanked by wide canted bay
windows. 6-pane horned sash windows to first floor with timber lintels.
Dentilled brick eaves and one hipped roof dormer with 2-light leaded casements.
Wing to rear left possibly of late C17 date. Interior has open fireplace with
cambered ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Formerly the Dolphin Inn.

Listing NGR: SP6931248660

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

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