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Description: 6-9, Market Place
Date Listed: 6 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 203157
OS Grid Reference: TQ1786669199
OS Grid Coordinates: 517866, 169199
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4096, -0.3067
TQ 1769 SE KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES MARKET PLACE
Nos 6 to 9 (consec)
Chiesman's Store (formerly Hide's Store). A large modern department store, most of
which is not of interest, but it contains some items of importance. In the
basement, some flint walling and C17 brickwork. Inside the store, a fine mid C17
timber staircase from the Castle Hotel, which formerly occupied the site. Heavy
square newels with carved, panelled sides and ball finials; strings carved with
laurel leaves; heavy, moulded handrails; the space between handrails and strings
filled with heavy foliage and roses, within which are some human figures. Some of
the newels are initialled. [VCH]. Also incorporated into the new structure is an
C18 hipped, tiled roof above a much-altered 3 storey, 4 bay range. [On the south
side facing alleyway to back yard]. Listed solely for the items described.
Listing NGR: TQ1786669199
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Source: English Heritage
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