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Description: 35, St Giles Street
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229529
OS Grid Reference: TG2273908588
OS Grid Coordinates: 622739, 308588
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6293, 1.2898
TG 2208 NE ST. GILES STREET
26.2.54 No. 35
Former house, now shop and offices with C15 undercroft. Shop and
offices:- late C16/early C17 street range remodelled and heightened
in the C18. Later C18 parallel rear range and long block at right-
angles. Red brick and black pantile roof 3 storeys plus cellar to
rear range. 4 bays to street range. Fine C19 shopfront with off-centre
door that reflects the C18 entry arrangement. Sash windows with
glazing bars and rubbed brick flat arches at first floor and bottom-
hung casements with glazing bars at 2nd floor. Block modillion cornice.
Interesting interior arrangement with open-well stair at rear, right-
hand side having turned balusters and carved brackets. This leads to
a first floor back room with very find C18 panelling over door and
mantel carving and plaster ceiling. Undercroft:- Brick. 2 irregular
bays at right-angles to the street line. Single-order diagonal ribs
with additional radiating ribs to accommodate door and window openings.
Wall arches and lighting niches in the south bay. The building is
graded II* for the undercroft with forms part of an important group
within the City Walls and for the C18 carving and plasterwork.
Listing NGR: TG2273908588
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