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Description: Number 16 Railings and Gate
Date Listed: 23 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196841
OS Grid Reference: SK8097591513
OS Grid Coordinates: 480975, 391513
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4142, -0.7832
SK 89 SW MORTON FRONT STREET
8/31 No.16, railings
House; railings and gate. C18 with early C19 alterations.
Stucco with ashlar and stucco dressings, slate hipped roof with
lead dressings, one ridge and 2 wall brick stacks. 4 bay 2
storey front with plinth, moulded 1st floor string course and
rusticated quoins. Off centre partially glazed 6 panelled door
with plain fanlight having stone doorcase comprising 2 Tuscan
columns with square bases supporting a frieze with paterae and a
hood. To the left are 2 glazing bar sashes with to right a
single early C19 tripartite plain sash. To the 1st floor are 4
glazing bar sashes. Interior; the early C19 stair has pairs of
delicately turned balusters. A semi circular archway leads to
the inner rooms The arch and architraves have reeded surrounds
and decorative angles. The cornice is of Greek Key and egg and
dart. The rear room has a highly ornate rose cornice in a
lattice work design. There is one C19 marble fireplace. The
external cast iron railings sit on an ashlar plinth and consist
of 2 tiers of plain rods with mid and top rails.
Listing NGR: SK8097591513
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