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Description: 32-42, Archery Square
Date Listed: 8 February 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 176933
OS Grid Reference: TR3768451062
OS Grid Coordinates: 637684, 151062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2093, 1.4016
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32-42 ARCHERY SQUARE
(Formerly listed as:
30-42 ARCHERY SQUARE)
Terrace of six houses, c1928.
MATERIALS: White-painted brick, timber sash windows, and pantile roofs.
PLAN: Terrace with three shared red brick stacks. Nos. 32-40 face to the south-west, No. 42 faces to the south-east.
EXTERIOR: The houses have two storeys plus attic and a steeply pitched roof; a moulded eaves cornice runs along the terrace. All have a shaped-gable dormer with an eight-over-eight sash window. The houses are two bays wide and at first floor have a six-over-six sash window and a French window, which opens onto a balcony with cast-iron railings. The balconies are supported on Tuscan columns and under-built entrance porches. The porches have six-panel doors set in architraves, above is a cornice supported by console brackets. The doorcases are flanked by Tuscan pilasters. Nos. 34 and 36, and 38 and 40 have paired doorcases. No. 42, the end house in the terrace, is orientated at right-angles to the terrace. The pitched roof of the terrace terminates in a shaped gable end, which forms the principal elevation of No. 42. No. 42 is three bays wide with a single attic storey window and a central entrance porch with balcony above. The windows all have louvered shutters.
INTERIORS: Not inspected.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
Nos. 32-42 Archery Square, a distinctive early C20 terrace of six houses, is listed for the following principal reason:
* Architectural interest: the terrace is an attractive and stylishly executed example of early C20 Domestic Revival architecture which survives with a good level of external preservation.
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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