Description: 13-17, St Giles Street
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 229523
OS Grid Reference: TG2283408578
OS Grid Coordinates: 622834, 308578
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6292, 1.2912
TG 2208 NE ST. GILES STREET
5.6.72 Nos. 13 to 17 (odd)
Former use unknown, now shops with C15 and early C16 undercrofts.
Shops:- Early C16 with C18 rear additions. Rendered timber frame.
Pantile roof.,2 storey, first floor jettied. 7 irregularly spaced
first floor C18 windows. Three C19 shopfronts, each with side door.
Off-centre carriage entry. 1st floor sash windows with moulded timber
surrounds. 3 gabled dormers. Undercrofts:- Brick. 2 bays ranged at
right angles to the street line with heavy, double order diagonal ribs,
single cross-rib between bays and shallow side chambers. A C19 wall
now divides the 2 bays. Barrel-vaulted passages connect the undercroft
to a later chamber at the west end of the buildings having a pointed
barrel-vault profile at right-angles to the street line. The latter
is one of the very few undercrofts contemporary with the building
above. The building-is graded II* because of the undercrofts, two
of an important group within the City walls.
Listing NGR: TG2283408578
Source: English Heritage
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