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Description: Number 49 Gate and Railings
Date Listed: 23 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196830
OS Grid Reference: SK7885494570
OS Grid Coordinates: 478854, 394570
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4420, -0.8143
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SK 79 SE EAST STOCKWITH FRONT STREET
7/20 No.49, gate and
Former vicarage, now house, gate and railings. c.1800 with late
C19 addition. Stucco and brick with pantile hipped roof and 2
ridge brick stacks. 3 bay 2 storey front of stucco, with plinth.
1st floor band having Greek key ornament and 4 pilasters which
have anthemion panels at their junction with the band and rise to
support a frieze containing applied shell and lion headmotifs.
Above is an entablature and plain parapet surmounted by stumpy
pinnacles over the pilasters. The central 2 arched doorway has
a door panelled w-ith Gothick tracery and overlight with tracery
of arches, diapers and circles, all set in a moulded surround
with hood mould and shield label stops. To either side are
single bow windows with glazing bar sashes having Gothick tracery
to the upper parts and lights separated by clustered colonnettes,
a frieze containing blank quatrefoil panels and lead roofs over.
To 1st floor is a central glazed quatrefoil in a moulded circular
surround flanked by single glazing bar sashes in moulded
surrounds. The upper parts of the windows have 4 centred
traceried arches with stained glass panels and trefoils in the
spandrels. The late C19 addition to the left is in brick with
hipped pantile roof; 2 storeys, 2 bays, having tripartite window
with planked carriage arch to left and above 2 glazing bar
sashes. To the rear of the earlier house are 2 projecting
oriels on timber brackets to the 1st floor. The interior has a
dog leg stair with wreathed handrail supported on decorative cast
iron baluster panels each individually moulded in the Greek
style. The right hand room has a deeply moulded cornice and a
decorative plaster ceiling in high relief. The double doors to
the garden have traceried glazing and stained glass panels and
borders. Most doors have contemporary moulded architraves and
fittings and there are 2 early C19 fireplace surrounds. The gate
and railings in front of the house have a stone plinth and a
design of pierced Greek fret with above a pattern of intersecting
ogee arches topped by a rail with spade shaped finials. The
gateposts are fluted and knopped.
Listing NGR: SK7885494570
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Source: English Heritage
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