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Description: 20, Princes Street
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229420
OS Grid Reference: TG2327508829
OS Grid Coordinates: 623275, 308829
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6313, 1.2979
TG 2308 NW PRINCES STREET
26.2.54. No. 20
Former use unknown, now restaurant with C15 and C16 undercrofts.
Restaurant:- C16. Flint rubble with timber-framed first floor. Pantile
roof. 2 storeys, jetty at first floor. 3 windows at first floor. Left-
side entrance to Plumbers Arms Alley. C20 restaurant front with side
entrance. First floor with sash windows having glazing and moulded timber
surrounds. Small central dormer with sloping roof. Battened first floor
ceiling. Rear range:- 2 storeys. First floor jetty. 5 first floor
windows. Right-hand door with simple pilasters and hood. Left-hand door
C20 'Tudor' with flanking 4-light windows having diamond pattern metal
glazing bars. Large central mullion and transome window. Herring-bone
brickwork between first floor studs. Right-hand rendered. 2 4-light
windows to the left with diamond pattern metal glazing bars. 2 C20
mullion and transome windows to the right with coving beneath the cill.
Undercrofts;- Brick. Beneath the rear range, 2 bays having double order
diagonal and cross ribs with low profile. Beneath the street range,
remains of early C16 barrel-vault, parallel to the street line. 2 moulded
brick arches on east wall and twin lighting niches in the south and east
walls. The building is graded II for the undercrofts which form part of
an important group within the City Walls.
Listing NGR: TG2327508829
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Source: English Heritage
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