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Description: 11, Narrowgate
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 235794
OS Grid Reference: NU1859513410
OS Grid Coordinates: 418595, 613410
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4143, -1.7078
(Formerly listed as
No 11 and Premises
occupied by E. Watson,
NU 1813 SE 1/76 20.2.52.
1855 playful Gothick, by William Smith. Built as a Savings Bank on an acutely
pointed corner site. Three storeys and attic, 2 windows on each side and one on
gable end. Ashlar. Corner flanked by octagonal piers terminating as pinnacles
with clustered capitals. First and 2nd floor cill strings. Glazing bar sash windows
faith cusped glazing in margins; depressed and round ogee window heads. Corner
windows heavily framed and hooded with crocketted labels; attic window gabled with
pinnacles. Tracery panels below 1st floor windows. Second floor corner window
has "Savings Bank" in raised letters below it.
Side elevations: depressed arch heads to windows, blind cusped tracery parapet.
Moulded reveals to windows with Tudor bases.
Listing NGR: NU1860413400
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Source: English Heritage
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