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Highgate House, Beverley

Description: Highgate House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 167532

OS Grid Reference: TA0361239442
OS Grid Coordinates: 503612, 439442
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8409, -0.4268

Location: 2 A164, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 0DJ

Locality: Beverley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 0DJ

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Listing Text

10/402 (west side)

Gas showroom (former
Highgate House) (formerly
listed as Radio Rouse)
The address shall be amended to read:

(west side)

Highgate house (formerly
listed as Radio House)


TA 0339 (west side)

Gas Showroom (former
1.3.50 Highgate House) (formerly
listed as Radio House)

Mid to late C18. 2 storeys and attic in red brick. Pantile roof and parapet
with painted stone coping. Moulded eaves cornice. Fluted lead rainwater
head, 2 gabled dormers with bargeboards. 3 windows, rusticated lintels
with keystones, hung sashes with glazing bars. Cill bands, that to ground
floor cut by shop front with pilasters, entablature and dentil cornice.
Modern glazed door, rectangular fanlight in doorway with ornamental consoles,
paterae, grooved entablature and dentil cornice. Elevation to Lord Roberts
Road has rebuilt gable end. In wing behind, 4 windows long, stone heads
and cills and 1 altered 3-light window. Doorway, brought from elsewhere,
has attached Doric columns, plain lintel, modillion cornice and ornamental
arched fanlight above 6-panel door. A modern door in a former window opening.
Staircase has open string with carved ornament below each tread, fluted
Ionic columnar newels, moulded handrail,semi-spiral curtail with C19 terminal
newel alternately iron-twist balusters. Landing and stairs have moulded
panelling at dado height. One room on first floor has fielded panelling,
now knocked together with another room which has sunk panelling only up
to dado height. Doorway downstairs in front room has moulded architrave
and deeply moulded cornice. Both stairs and door are similar to those
in No 62 North Bar Without .

Listing NGR: TA0361239442

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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