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Description: No 18 (Northernmost Bay of Woolworth's)
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110671
OS Grid Reference: NZ2894314659
OS Grid Coordinates: 428943, 514659
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5264, -1.5543
1. (East Side)
(Northernmost bay of
NZ 2814 NE 7/340
Victorian classical ashlar facade of goad quality. Three storeys, 3 windows.
Resting on cornice of modern ground floor shop is a giant Corinthian Order with
engaged columns dividing bays and paired at sides. Entablature has dentilled and
modillioned cornice, and a balustraded parapet above. Moulded architraves to windows,
round-headed on 1st floor with floral keystones bearing Ronmn heads on plinths,
flat above with fantastic beast masks on keystones. Central windows are different,
having simply a roll moulding; and a wreathed medallion on 1st floor which also
has wreaths above side windows which have Ionic pilasters and impost blocks.
Listing NGR: NZ2894314659
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Source: English Heritage
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