Description: 3, Holywell Street
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245547
OS Grid Reference: SP5188306511
OS Grid Coordinates: 451883, 206511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7549, -1.2497
SP 5106 NE 6/222 12.1.54.
House. RCHM 218. Early C17 2-storeyed ashlar restored 1972 with cellars
and 4 gabled timber-framed dormers in a modern red tile roof. The stacks
have cement- faced bases and brick shafts. The South elevation is of stone.
The ground floor has 2 3-light stone mullioned windows on the East and on
the West of the front door is a projecting splayed bay of 3 stone mullioned
lights to the front and one on each return. To the West of this bay is a
2-light stone mullioned window; all these windows have the remains of square
labels. The bay is carried up to the 1st floor in which are also 2 3-light
and 2 2-light stone mullioned windows and above is a hollow moulded string
running the width of the house. The front door-frame is of stone with moulded
stop-chamfered jambs and sunk spandrels in a 4-centred arch in a square head,
over which is a good early C18 hood with a dentilled moulded cornice on carved
and enriched wooden brackets. There is an ancient oak nail-studded door.
In the 4 gables are C18 sash windows. On the North elevation at the back
are early C18 and modern additions. Interior; RCHM p 182 a. Includes C18
panelling, fireplaces and staircase and some early C17 panelling. The roof
timbers are exposed.
All the listed buildings on the North Side form a group.
Listing NGR: SP5188306511
Source: English Heritage
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