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Towngate House and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitley, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3152 / 53°18'54"N

Longitude: -2.5741 / 2°34'26"W

OS Eastings: 361849

OS Northings: 379965

OS Grid: SJ618799

Mapcode National: GBR BZG3.J9

Mapcode Global: WH98Y.FXGV

Entry Name: Towngate House and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 8 January 1970

Last Amended: 27 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57574

Location: Whitley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Whitley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 67 NW
5/108
8/1/70

WHITLEY C.P.
BACK LANE
North Side,
Higher Whitley

Towngate House and attached Garden Wall
(formerly listed as Four Corners)

II

GV

House, 1743. Stone-dressed Flemish bond brown brick; graded grey
slate roof. 3 storeys; 2 windows. Painted stone plinth; rusticated
quoins; bands at 1st and 2nd floors. Door of 6 fielded panels - 2
horizontal; 3 vertical; 1 horizontal. Radial bar overlight with 2
concentric bars, under slightly cambered gauged brick arch. 12-pane
sashes to lower storey, recessed but with sash-boxes exposed; flush
12-pane sashes to middle storey; 9-pane flush sashes to upper storey
with 6 panes in lower sash and 3 in upper sash; projecting stone
cills; wedge lintels except to top storey. The cills of the lower
storey are cut into plinth. Flush brick gable chimneys. Datestone at
centre of 2nd storey inscribed C : S * : K : 1743 in round-arched
recessed panel on attached Tuscan columns. Garden wall to road of
coursed sandstone and brown brick, 2 metres high, attched to house.
Interior not inspected, but oak beams and 2-panel doors are visible.


Listing NGR: SJ 61849 79965

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

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