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Description: 8 and 10, Bishop Street
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188581
OS Grid Reference: SK5886104310
OS Grid Coordinates: 458861, 304310
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6334, -1.1317
Nos 8 and it)
SK 5804 SE 3/215
No 8. 1887 by Arthur Wakerley. Red brick, stone dressings, slate roof.
Three storeys. Two window bays, various stone mullion/transom windows.
First floor right timber oriel with sham timber-frame gable on carved
console brackets to second floor above. Round-arched doorway with fanlight.
No 10 to right - 1873 by Redfern & Sawday former Weslyan School, now Magistrates
Court. Gothic style. Red brick slate roof. Two storeys. Two gables.
Three window bays. First floor centre two-light window with moulded
brick jambs and stone lintel. End windows good and first floor similar
but with pointed arches with trefoil in tympanum. Central pointed arch
doorway with trefoiled fanlight and panelled door. Blue engineering brick
bands. Stone coping and band in gables with inscription - Wesleyan Schools.
Included for group value.
All the listed buildings in Bishop Street together with The Town Hall,
Pickfords Fountain and War Memorial, Town Hall Square rear elevations
of Nos 7, 9, and 11 Granby Street and No 10, The Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19
and 21 Horsefair Street form a group around Town Hall Square. (Pickfords
is a building of local interest).
Listing NGR: SK5886104310
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Source: English Heritage
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