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Description: 84, High Street
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165105
OS Grid Reference: SE7731812816
OS Grid Coordinates: 477318, 412816
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6062, -0.8329
SE 7612-7712 CROWLE HIGH STREET
17/47 No 84
House, now house and shop. Early C19 with C20 shop front. Brown brick in
Flemish bond. Pantile roof. L-shaped on plan, with 2-room, central
entrance-hall front and kitchen wing to rear left. 3 storeys, 3 bays;
symmetrical, with inserted shop front to left. Entrance has doorcase with
reeded pilasters and frieze, carved roundels to corners, moulded cornice and
hood, round-headed opening with carved fan motif to spandrels, and C20 part-
glazed door beneath moulded lintel and plain fanlight in panelled reveal.
C20 window to right with raised sill beneath original stucco flat arch.
Shop window and door to left. First floor: original window openings with
sills and stucco flat arches. Fire insurance plaque to right. Second
floor: shorter windows with similar sills and arches. All windows with
unsympathetic C20 glazing. Moulded wooden eaves board. Hipped roof. Side
wall stacks. Interior. Entrance hall has ribbed architrave to front door,
dentilled plaster ceiling cornice, pilastered round-headed opening to
stairhall; open-well staircase with slender ramped corniced handrail, slim
column-on-vase balusters with square knops, turned newels and profiled
cheek-pieces. Ribbed plasterwork frieze to ceiling, ground floor right.
Similar ribbed frieze and pilastered chimney-piece with brackets to first
floor right. Unusual original chimney-piece to first floor front left with
ball ornament and alcove to mantleshelf. Some of the distinctive decorative
motifs used here are similar to those at 5 Cross Street (qv). Shown with a
shopfront on an illustration of 1858. W Read, History of the Isle of
Axholme, 1858, p 248. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SE7731812816
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Source: English Heritage
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