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Description: 49 and 50, High Street
Date Listed: 24 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 144602
OS Grid Reference: SU4804729485
OS Grid Coordinates: 448047, 129485
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0627, -1.3157
1833 HIGH STREET
Nos 49 and 50
SU 4829 SW 6/100 24.3.50.
Formerly Old Guild Hall. Rebuilt 1713 with partly modern ground floor
of stone Doric columns and 4 flat arches. Upper part brick with stone
quoins and fine moulded stone cornice. Central niche with lead statue
of Queen Anne, flanked by 3 windows each side. Sash windows with glazing.
bars. Modern bank frontage. Roof not visible. Fine clock on carved
timber brackets, ddated 1713 projects over street and is a feature of
the High Street. Timber belfry with lead cupola at West end, crowned
by golden ball and weathercock.
The Old Market House, the Butter Cross and Nos 25 to 50 (consec) form
Listing NGR: SU4804629476
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Source: English Heritage
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