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Description: 15-18, Office Square
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111542
OS Grid Reference: NZ1287520588
OS Grid Coordinates: 412875, 520588
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5803, -1.8023
STAINDROP OFFICE SQUARE
17/177 Nos. 15-18
4 houses with one shop. Early C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed
squared stone on north elevation to road, other elevations rubble, with quoins
and ashlar dressings; roofs Welsh slate with stone gable copings and stone and
brick chimneys. Square plan encroachment on village green, Nos. 15, 16 and
17 facing north, No.15 extending full length of right return; No. 18 forms
left return. North elevation 2 storeys, 3 wide bays. Plain stone surrounds
to early C18 2-panel doors, with glazed panels inserted, in paired doors to
Nos. 16 and 17 between first 2 bays; higher surround to c.1980 door at left
of third bay. No. 16 at left has C20 mullioned and transomed windows in
ground-floor projecting square bay window and 3-light first-floor window under
wide stone lintel. No. 17 has flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills
to plain sashes; No. 18 has corniced projecting square bay shop window with 4
rows of 4 panes (ventilator inserted in top right pane);renewed paired sashes
of late C19 type under wide stone lintel on first floor. Roof has moulded
kneelers; banded stone chimneys at left end and at right of No. 17; renewed
corniced brick chimney at right end of No. 18.
Left return bay No. 15: 2 lower storeys, 3 bays, with c.1930 central door
under flat stone lintel; bowed shop window at left, with 16 large panes, and
late C19 sash above with flat stone lintel and projecting stone sill; similar
treatment to smaller windows at right of door. Left end chimney.
Right return of No. 18 has c.1985 door and renewed sashes of late C19 type.
Listing NGR: NZ1287520587
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