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Description: 38, 42, 44, Bridgegate
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165322
OS Grid Reference: SE7489628380
OS Grid Coordinates: 474896, 428380
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7464, -0.8658
12/94 Nos 38, 42, 44
(previously listed as No
15.12.66 38, No 40/41, No 44/46)
Terrace of 3 houses and shops. Mid C18 with C20 restoration. Brick, partly
in Flemish bond, partly in English bond, replacement pantile roof.
3 storeys, 9 first-floor windows. Plinth. To left No 38 has C20 shop front
with half glazed door beneath divided overlight to far left. To centre
No 42 has C20 4-fielded-panel door beneath divided overlight with 2 sashes
to right, the upper sections having glazing bars. To right No 44 has central
6 fielded-panel door with divided overlight, with C19 shop front to left and
sash with glazing bars to right. Stone steps to all doors. First-floor
band broken by shop front of No 38. First floor: sashes with glazing bars.
Second floor: band and squat 6-pane sashes. All doors and windows have
rubbed brick flat arches with whitewashed keystones, stone sills to all
windows. Sprocketed eaves, gable coping, stone kneelers. Right end stack,
2 rebuilt ridge stacks. Interior: No 42 has fine open-string staircase with
2 column-on-vase balusters per tread, carved tread ends and ramped handrail.
Drawing room: fielded panelling and dado with egg-and-dart border to panels.
Dentilled cornice. Very ornate fireplace with pilasters with baskets of
fruit and bouquets supporting a frieze with a central shell flanked by
acanthus brackets and panels with foliate motifs, beneath an acanthus leaf
cornice. Moulded plaster ceiling divided into rectangular sections with
delicate diamond and radiating motifs and 2 good ceiling roses. No 38:
fielded panelling and dado rail to first-floor reception room, some of which
is C20. Original narrow round-arched cupboard within panelling. No 44:
substantially modernised but retains some panelling and a closed-string
staircase with column-on-vase balusters, boxed in to lower storey. A
datestone said to bear the date 1743 is no longer legible but this is a
likely date. Neave D, Howden Explored, 1979.
Listing NGR: SE7490028382
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