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Description: 52, High West Street
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104376
OS Grid Reference: SY6903790719
OS Grid Coordinates: 369037, 90719
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7153, -2.4399
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HIGH WEST STREET
SY 6990 7/74 8.5.50.
Early Cl8. Brown brick. 3 storeys. 5 ranges of cased sashes. Deep stone
strings at 1st and 2nd floor levels and below parapet break forward above centre
of windows. Sash windows without glazing bars have stone lintels with projecting
key blocks. Doorway has good early C18 hood on brackets enriched with mask and
foliage carving. Parapet has moulded stone coping swept up at angles and raised
in centre in semi- circular shape. Modern door. Modern windows on ground
Interior. Stone-flagged hall, 1 side panelled. Staircase is a cruder version
of (eg) Colliton House, viz: balusters alternately polygonal and vase-shaped,
handrail ramped to square newels, fielded panelling to dado height.
Nos 48 to 65A (consec)including the Shire Hall, Holy Trinity Church, the Museum,
St. Peter's Church and monument to William Barnes in churchyard immediately south
of West Tower form a group.
Listing NGR: SY6903790719
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Source: English Heritage
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