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Description: The Chestnuts
Date Listed: 15 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165359
OS Grid Reference: SE7468628201
OS Grid Coordinates: 474686, 428201
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7448, -0.8690
HOWDEN PINFOLD STREET
12/130 No 16 (The Chestnuts)
House. c1800 with alterations of 1930's. Handmade brick in English bond
with front facade of machine made red brick in Flemish bond, with stone
dressings and Westmorland slate roof. Central-hallway entry, 2 rooms in
depth with cross wing to rear. 2 storeys, 5 bays with advanced central bay.
Tuscan porch containing 6-fielded-panel door with overlight. Ground floor
fenestration altered in 1930's to 16-pane sashes flanked by 8-pane sashes on
continuous sill to either side of door. First .floor: ashlar band and sashes
with glazing bars to original design. Flat brick arches throughout.
Modillion eaves course. Hipped roof. Rear wall stacks. Interior: arch
with panelled reveals and imposts to hall. Open-string staircase with 2
slender column balusters per tread, carved tread ends and ramped handrail
with fine inlaid star motif to spiral newel. Arch with panelled reveals and
imposts to landing with a blind arch next to it. Original fireplace to main
bedroom with cast-iron grate, and drops, festoons and rosettes to fire
surround. Original moulded cornices to most rooms. Neave D, Howden
Listing NGR: SE7468628201
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Source: English Heritage
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