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Description: Number 1 and Gate Piers to Left
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165094
OS Grid Reference: SE7725412948
OS Grid Coordinates: 477254, 412948
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6074, -0.8339
SE 7612-7712 CROWLE CHURCH STREET
17/39 No 1 and gate piers to
House and gate piers. Mid C18. Brown brick in Flemish bond, rendered to
ground floor below sill level, left return and rear of main range, and to
rear wing. Concrete tile roof. Ashlar gate piers. L-shaped on plan:
double-depth main range with 2-room, central entrance-hall south front, and
2-room former kitchen wing to rear right now incorporating garage. 2
storeys with attic, 5 bays; symmetrical. C20 rebuilt flight of 3 steps to
entrance with wrought-iron balustrade of plain and twisted balusters and
wreathed handrail. Doric doorcase with fluted pilasters carrying entablature
with dosserets, stepped and pulvinated frieze, and modillioned pediment
with guilloche frieze to soffit. Large Gothick overlight above deeply
recessed 6-fielded-panel door in plain reveal. C19 four-pane sashes to
ground and first floors in original flush wooden architraves with ashlar
sills beneath rubbed-brick flat arches with projecting ashlar keystones.
Recessed rectangular stuccoed panels over each window beneath eaves.
Moulded wooden eaves board. End stacks. Right return, facing High Street,
has pairs of 4-pane sashes in similar surrounds to ground and first floor,
and a single inserted 4-pane sash to attic. Rear: round-headed stair window
with Gothick glazing, C20 casements. Gate piers: square section, each with
plinth, panelled sides, moulded cornice and ball finial. Interior.
Contains some good original details. Entrance hall has corniced dado rail,
modillioned plaster cornice hung with guttae. Stairhall to rear has fine
open-well cantilevered staircase with ramped and wreathed corniced handrail,
column-on-vase balusters with square knops, clustered foot-newel and
projecting tread ends; ramped dado rail; dentilled cornice and good
plasterwork ceiling with central oval and corner panels with guilloche and
foliate friezes; elliptical arch to upper hall with dentilled capitals,
archivolt and panelled soffit. Upper hall has dentilled cornice and pair of
china cupboards flanking front window with Doric surrounds with fluted
pilasters, fluted friezes with urns and paterae, moulded cornices.
Modillioned and dentilled cornice to ground floor front left; round-arched
alcoves, foliate cornice and frieze to ground floor front right; ribbed
border with pendant ball ornament to ground floor rear right. Fielded-panel
window shutters and doors in architraves throughout. Chimney-pieces removed
Listing NGR: SE7725412948
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