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Description: 1, the Market Place (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 29 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 175934
OS Grid Reference: TR0154861377
OS Grid Coordinates: 601548, 161377
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3158, 0.8908
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THE MARKET PLACE
1103 (West Side)
TR 0161 SE 3/2 29.7.50.
With No 125 West Street (North Side ), qv. Timber framed
building, probably Cl7, refronted in the C18. 3 storeys
and attic. 1 window facing east, 3 windows facing south.
1 dormer on the east front. The house is now fronted with
painted mathematical tiles with timbering visible at the
angles of the fronts and of the bays. The ground floor is
now underbuilt with the shop front, but the 2nd floor still
overhangs on both fronts on a bressumber and brackets. C18
modiliion eaves cornice. Steeply pitched hipped tiled roof.
The east front has one, and the south front 2, bays of 5 lights
each on the lst and 2nd floors, which are contemporary with
the house. They have wooden mullions and transom. Those on the
2nd floor have small modern square leaded panes; original
glazing in west window on 1st floor in No 123.
The south front has an additional but smaller bay at the west
end of the 1st floor (in No 123 West Street), also with the
small square leaded panes and green glass. This and the
next bay to the east on the 1st floor have a cove below
the window. Both fronts have a good Cl8 shop front, the
whole width of the premises, with a curved corner at the
angle, This has no glazing bars for the whole width of
No 1 Market Place, which is 3 quarters of the whole, but a
fine pair of glazed double doors with ornamental panes.
No 123 West Street retains its glazing bars in the shop
window and has a pair of simpler glazed doors. Photograph
All the listed buildings in the Market Place form a group.
Also Nos 1 and 2, 4 to 7 (consec) and No 7A form a group
with Nos 1 to 11 (consec) and 11A Court Street.
Listing NGR: TR0154261385
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Source: English Heritage
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