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Description: 2, Charing Cross
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 228897
OS Grid Reference: TG2293008744
OS Grid Coordinates: 622930, 308744
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6306, 1.2928
TG 2208 NE CHARING CROSS
Former use unknown, now shop and museum store with C15 undercroft.
Shop and museum store:- Rendered timber frame at first and 2nd floors.
Pantile roof. Corner site. 3 storeys, jetty at first floor. 6 bays
to Charing Cross, 2 bays to Maddermarket. C20 picture windows at
ground floor. Loading doors at extreme right. Sash windows with
glazing bars and simple moulded surrounds. First floor loading-doors
in 3rd bay from right with glazing bars, simple moulded surround and
flat hood. Plain box cornice. Hipped roof Undercroft:- brick.
2 bays with single order diagonal ribs. West bay with hollow chamfered
ribs and circular side chamber away from street. C20 east wall.
The building is graded II* because of the undercroft, one of an
important group within the City Walls.
Listing NGR: TG2293008744
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Source: English Heritage
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