Description: 27, Queen Street
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165146
OS Grid Reference: SE7830103789
OS Grid Coordinates: 478301, 403789
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5249, -0.8203
SE 7803-7903 EPWORTH QUEEN STREET
20/85 No 27
Wrongly marked as No 25 on Ordnance Survey map. House, now part of house.
Early-mid C18 with later minor alterations. Orange-brown brick in Flemish
bond, colour-washed to front, rendered to gables. Welsh slate roof.
Rectangular on plan: 2 rooms with entrance hall to left, small outshut to
rear left. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bays. C20 painted imitation plinth and
quoins. Entrance has stone step with moulded nosing to 6-fielded-panel door
and 3-pane overlight in original beaded frame with ornate carved foliate
brackets carrying corniced hood. 12-pane ground-floor sashes (the left pair
with original early-mid C18 thick glazing bars) with sills beneath rubbed-
brick flat arches. 3-course brick first-floor band with upper 2 courses
projecting. Similar first-floor windows beneath shallower flat arches.
Late C19-C20 modillioned cornice below original coved plaster eaves cornice.
C19 bracketed gutter. Raised gables and truncated end stacks with
unsympathetic C20 rendering. C20 rebuilt ridge stack with rendered lower
section. Interior. Good open-well staircase with ramped corniced handrail,
column-on-vase balusters with square knops, column newel posts and profiled
cheek-pieces. Ground-floor front rooms have moulded dado rails, spine beams
and moulded cornices to ceilings, fielded-panel window shutters and 2- and
4-fielded-panel doors in architraves. Lower 2-storey section to left
(No 25), now part of house, is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SE7830103789
Source: English Heritage
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