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Description: 31 and 33, Beastfair
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 164904
OS Grid Reference: SE6439822125
OS Grid Coordinates: 464398, 422125
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6916, -1.0262
SNAITH AND COWICK BEASTFAIR
12/44 Nos 31 and 33
Almshouses. BT on datestone. Restorations of 1985-86 included partial
rebuilding to rear and internal alterations. Brown brick in English bond.
Pantile and Yorkshire slate roof. Double-depth plan, with 2-room front
(formerly with central lobby entry) and rear outshut incorporating 2 gabled
wings. Former wing to rear right now separate house in Butle Lane (qv).
2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Panelled door to left (No 31) flanked by
24-pane sliding sashes beneath rubbed-brick flat arches. Blocked central
door. C19 former shop front to right (No 33), has panelled door in
architrave and panelled reveal with tripartite sash with glazing bars to
right beneath cornice and hood. 2-course brick first-floor band, pair of
circular tie-bar ends, painted datestone to centre. First floor: 24-pane
sliding sashes, blocked central window. All windows and doors are C20
replacements. Modillioned brick eaves cornice. Swept roof with single
projecting eaves course of slates. C20 restored brick-coped gable to right,
with tumbled-in brick to rear. Axial and end stacks. Right return, facing
Butle Lane, has blocked ground-floor window, first-floor band, 12-pane
first-floor sash and blocked opening in gable. Interior. Chamfered spine
beams and exposed joists to front rooms; No 33 has re-set and altered mid-
Cl8 single-flight staircase with column-on-vase balusters with square knops,
and ornate late C18 - early C19 carved pine chimney-piece to ground floor,
re-set from first floor. Almshouses became solicitor's office in 1841.
Photographs in NMR.
Listing NGR: SE6439822125
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