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63 to 67 High Street Greenfield

63 to 67 High Street February 2011
63 to 67 High Street February 2011

63 to 67 High Street was listed by the former Department of Environment in July 1975 as Grade II, of special interest. The department dated the properties to the 17th century. They have a timber frame with pebbledash render. Numbers 63 and 65 are colourwashed. Numbers 63 and 65 have thatched roofs whilst 67 is slated, these were asbestos slates in 1975.

The Rating and Valuation Act 1925 specified that every building and piece of land in the country was to be assessed to determine its rateable value. The valuer visiting this short terrace found numbers 63 and 65 were owned by Daniel Cherry and number 67 was owned and occupied by W. Weston.

Number 63 was occupied by Mrs. C. Chapman who paid rent of £4 per annum for a kitchen and pantry and a bedroom ("partitioned") on the first floor. A wood and slate washhouse ("bad") stood outside. Number 65 was vacant.

Number 67 had a living room and kitchen downstairs, with two bedrooms above. There was also a lean-to washhouse.