1-5, MAIN STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208933
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1950
Statutory Address:
1-5, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1-5, MAIN STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD4111461665

Details

SD4161 939-1/7/16 29/12/50

MORECAMBE AND HEYSHAM

MAIN STREET, Heysham (West side) Nos.1-5 (Odd)

GV II

Two houses. Built as Heysham Rectory in C17, extended in C18 and sub-divided into cottages in C19. Sandstone rubble, whitewashed at the front, with slate roof. Earliest part of house T-plan with rebated and chamfered mullioned windows. 2 storeys. On the ground floor there is a single light fire window and a 4-light window, under a drip mould which extends over the doorway to the right. On the 1st floor there are 2 windows of 3 lights. The moulding of the door jambs extends to form a stepped shape on the lintel, which is inscribed: '1680'. The gables have stone copings at a pitch which suggests that the roof was originally thatched. Built against the left-hand gable is a stone chimney cap. To the left are lower extensions. Adjoining the original building is one bay which has windows with plain reveals and a door to the right with similar reveals and a chamfered lintel. To the left is a chimney. Further left, in separate occupation and possibly the conversion of a farm building, the facade is rendered and blank except for one bay with small windows with plain reveals, and a door to their left. The right-hand gable wall contains a 2-light window on the 1st floor. The gabled rear wing appears to be contemporary with the front range and has 3-light windows to both the 1st floor and the attic. In the angle with the main house there is a 2-storey stair projection with a blocked window above ground level and a 2-light window at a higher level. In front of and to the right of the projecting wing are various lean-to additions. Interior: main house altered, with removal of some partition walls on ground floor. The present fireplace is of C18 shouldered type, but the 2 chamfered main beams now supported by the chimneybreast are scarfed, suggesting that they were originally supported on a firehood bressumer. The chamfer of the front beam is inscribed: '1658 F?'. The kitchen contains the remains of a stone spiral staircase, the lower flight removed to allow the fitting of kitchen units and the upper part blocked off. A Glebe Terrier in the Lancashire Record Office (DRB 3/15) describes the rooms in the house in 1778 and mentions a thatched barn 16yds long, a shippon, a cart house, and a stable.

Listing NGR: SD4111461665

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391826
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03214/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Charles Satterly. Source Historic England Archive
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