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Lower Town House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nelson, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8332 / 53°49'59"N

Longitude: -2.1873 / 2°11'14"W

OS Eastings: 387770

OS Northings: 437457

OS Grid: SD877374

Mapcode National: GBR FS53.7M

Mapcode Global: WHB7R.CXN8

Plus Code: 9C5VRRM7+73

Entry Name: Lower Town House

Listing Date: 5 March 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186321

Location: Nelson, Pendle, Lancashire, BB9

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Nelson

Built-Up Area: Nelson (Pendle)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Great Marsden St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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House, C17, more than one build. Rubble, massive quoins. Stone slate roof. 3-cell main range with rear wing. Front has single storey porch of massive stone blocks with slate roof and moulded Tudor arched door. Ground floor has a single light window, mullion removed. Two 2-light windows, a 7-light window with king mullion and a 5-light window. All ground floor windows have drip labels. 1st floor has two 3-light and one 4-light windows with a small C18 opening; stepped chimney on right hand return beside which are a 2-light window on the ground floor and one of 5 lights on the 1st floor. Rear gabled wing with 2 and 3-light windows is probably of C17. Interior has one, said to be medieval, original oak screen with decorative carving. Site associated with Cluniac monks, but house of later date. Development detailed in (55/p157/RCHM).

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