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Description: Hardwick House
Date Listed: 23 October 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 228743
OS Grid Reference: TG2335708571
OS Grid Coordinates: 623357, 308571
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6289, 1.2989
TG 2308 NW AGRICULTURAL HALL PLAIN
23.10.70. No.2. (Hardwick House)
Former bank converted into Post Office, now offices. 1866 by P.C. Hardwick with
C20 alterations. Bath stone. Roof not visible. Corner site. 2 storeys plus
semi-basement in King Street. Elevation to Agricultural Hall Plain. 3 bays with
single-storey bay to each side. Paired tetrastyle Ionic portico with 6 steps up
and balustraded parapet continuing across outer single-storey bays. Central door
with semi-circular arch and C20 glazed doors. Sash windows to each side with raised
and moulded surrounds. Sash windows in outer bays with pediments. Casement windows
at first floor with semi-circular arches having scroll keystone. Rusticated quoins.
Central open pediment with garlands and crown. Projecting balustraded cornice.
Elevation to King Street. Seven bays, one storey plus semi-basement, second storey
deeply recessed. First and seventh bays project slightly. One sash under per bay
in raised and moulded surround.
Listing NGR: TG2335708571
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Source: English Heritage
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