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© Mr Norman Hurst

IoE Number: 338618
Photographer: Mr Norman Hurst
Date Photographed: 19 June 2000
Date listed: 12 December 1984
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1984
Grade II

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SD 92NEBLACKSHAW C.P.(off) HALIFAX ROADSD 972266(north side)Charlestown7/16Underbank House

SD 92NE BLACKSHAW C.P. (off) HALIFAX ROAD SD 972266 (north side) Charlestown 7/16 Underbank House - - II House, c.1820 for Richard Horsfall whose name is inscribed on it. Ashlar, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Double depth 3-bay symmetrical facade. Plinth, band, eaves cornice. Windows to each bay with plain stone surrounds, altered glazing. Doorway approached up 2 steps has pilasters with recessed panels and triangular pediment. 2-bay return with attic light. Basement window has inscribed lintel. Rear has semi-circular arched stair window which retains margin glazing. Right hand return wall has 3-light stepped window to each floor. Large well dressed central stack to ridge. Interior: Decorative cast iron stair. South-west front room has marble fireplace with pilasters with acanthus capitals. Rear room, former kitchen has 3 wide stone fireplaces under a continuous shelf. All windows retain original internal shutters with raised-and-fielded panels. The date of 1820 is taken from the account books of Richard Horsfall who detailed the expenditure for building his new house. Information supplied by owners.

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