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Description: Queen Insurance Building
Date Listed: 15 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 213835
OS Grid Reference: SJ3422890438
OS Grid Coordinates: 334228, 390438
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4066, -2.9908
SJ 3490 CASTLE STREET
52/215 No. 13 (Queen
Office block. 1880's. Brick, dressed stone, with granite
ground floor and slate roof. 4 storeys and small dormers.
5 bays wide. Ground floor has 3 wide 4-centred arches with
keystones. Right arch filled with modern shop, left and
centre arches are arcade entrance with decorated iron
tympana to Queen Avenue (q.v.). 1st floor has cross windows
divided by Corinthian pilasters; low relief frieze above.
2nd floor has similar windows but with shallow cusping in
heads, and Ionic half-columns between; plain frieze and
cornice above. Top floor has depressed frieze, and a larger
dentilled cornice on top. Dormers on mansard roof.
Listing NGR: SJ4184786818
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Source: English Heritage
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