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Lesser Market, Basingstoke

Description: Lesser Market

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 137956

OS Grid Reference: SU6380251926
OS Grid Coordinates: 463802, 151926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2629, -1.0870

Location: Wote Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7NW

Locality: Basingstoke
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG21 7NW

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Listing Text


3/46 Lesser Market


- II

1885. Single storeyed stucco front of 5 bays, comprising 4 rectangular openings
for shop windows with a narrower archway at the second bay (from the South)
and footway. A plain low block parapet has a raised central feature in the
form of a lettered panel with a pediment above and supporting scrolls on each
side. A large cornice moulding (including bold dentils, has a plain frieze below
and an architrave barrel of carved and coloured 'fruit' ornament; this design
being repeated as pilaster strips between the openings. Plate glass windows
and plain doors. Slate roof. This structure is prominent and links listed
buildings. The facade masks a later C20 three-storey building of no interest.

Listing NGR: SU6380151936

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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