HIGH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1362567
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1967
Statutory Address:
HIGH HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGH HOUSE

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Lancaster (District Authority)
Parish:
Whittington
National Grid Reference:
SD 59635 76414

Details

WHITTINGTON SD 57 NE

1/196 High House 4-10-1967

GV II

House, late C17th, restored early 1980s. Pebbledashed rubble with tile roof. T-plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Windows rebated and chamfered with mullions: those on the 1st floor are modern copies in concrete. To the left of the porch is one of 2 lights. To the right is one of 4 lights with hood. The 1st floor windows are of 4 and 3 lights with hoods. At the left is one of one light. The single-storey porch has a parapet with coping. The outer doorway appears to be C19th and has a Tudor-arched head. Above it is a re-set shield carved with a cross. The inner doorway has a moulded surround with Tudor-arched head. Gable chimneys, the right-hand one with projecting stack. Both have round caps. The left-hand (north) wall of the rear wing has 2 drip courses. On the ground floor is a 3-light window and a blocked door with plain reveals. On the first floor are windows of 3 and 2 lights. The south wall of the wing also has mullioned windows and 2 drip courses. The gable wall of the wing has a 2-light window on each floor and a projecting stack with round cap. On the lst floor there is a one-light window on the north side, lighting a closet incorporated in the stack. Inside, the 1st floor room of the rear wing has a moulded fireplace with triangular head, inscribed: 'RII ANO. DOM. 1660', and cyma-moulded mantel.

Listing NGR: SD5963576414

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
182496
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: 12 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09825/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stephen Appleby. Source Historic England Archive
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