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Numbers 1, 3, 4 and Hilltop

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittle-le-Woods, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6834 / 53°41'0"N

Longitude: -2.6378 / 2°38'15"W

OS Eastings: 357974

OS Northings: 420957

OS Grid: SD579209

Mapcode National: GBR BT0V.QB

Mapcode Global: WH975.GP43

Entry Name: Numbers 1, 3, 4 and Hilltop

Listing Date: 26 November 1975

Last Amended: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357691

Location: Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Whittle-le-Woods

Built-Up Area: Bamber Bridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whittle-le-Woods St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 52 SE WHITTLE-LE-WOODS SHAW BROW

3/170 Nos. 1, 3, 4 and Hilltop
26.11.1975 (Formerly listed as Nos.1-6 (consec)
- II Almshouses)


Row of 6 almshouses, dated 1841, now 4 dwellings. Dressed stone on plinth
of large blocks, (random rubble sides and rear), slate roof with seven
2-flue chimneys. Long rectangular plan, 2 storeys, single-pile with a
continuous single-storey outshut to the rear. All the houses are of one
bay with the doorway on the left and one window on each floor, but the
1st and 5th doorways have been replaced by windows; doorways have plain
stone cases, and Nos. 3 and 4 have studded doors with long fleur-de-lys
headed hinges; all windows have 2 round-headed lights. At centre of
first floor is a large stone tablet in a moulded frame, with incised
lettering:
These six Cottages were Erected
AD 1841
By Susanna Daughter and sole Heiress of
Peter Brooke of Astley Hall in the
County of Lancaster Esqr; for the benefit
of Poor Persons, Natives of, resident in, and
belonging to the Township of
Chorley.


Listing NGR: SD5797420957

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

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