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Description: 8-14, Narrowgate
Date Listed: 25 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 235798
OS Grid Reference: NU1861113413
OS Grid Coordinates: 418611, 613413
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4143, -1.7076
Nos 8 to 14 (even)
NU 1813 SE 1/72
A pair of early to mid C18 houses with inserted shops. Three storeys, 3 windows
each. Coursed squared rubble, Nos 12 and 14 tooled for rendering; cavetto moulded
eaves cornice; coped verges with kneelers; slate roofs with 3 brick chimneys.
Nos 8 and 10 have glazing bar sash windows, the central 2nd floor window not quite
aligned; Nos 12 and 14 have late glazed sashes. No 8 has a modern shop front with
the burnt out remains of the 'Golden Canister' (shop sign for former tea shop).
No 10 formerly had a bow window which has been turned into a 3-light canted bay.
Between Nos 8 and 10 is a heavily moulded early C18 bolection doorway which led
formerly to Golden Canister Yard. No 12 has a 2 light shop front with an angled
and recessed central door and a modern fascia. No 14 has a 2 light shop window
with 4 upper lights, entered by a flush panel door.
Listing NGR: NU1861813412
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Source: English Heritage
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