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Description: 44, Watergate
Date Listed: 1 May 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 260693
OS Grid Reference: SJ5424741369
OS Grid Coordinates: 354247, 341369
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9677, -2.6827
WHITCHURCH URBAN CP WATERGATE
House, now house and shop. Circa 1700, altered in the early- to mid-C20, and
again in the late C20. Red brick, with some sandstone dressings. Plain tile
roof. 2 storeys and attic. Chamfered quoins (those to right-hand rebuilt), plain
wooden fascia, and coped parapeted gable ends (rebuilt in C20) with integral brick
end stacks. Three C20 roof lights. 5 bays; first-floor wooden cross windows and
ground-floor C18 boxed 4-pane sashes (glazing bars removed), with painted stone
cills and lintels. Inserted C20 plate-glass shop-front to right. Roughly central
doorway (reset slightly to the right - see straight joint) with C20 half-glazed
door, rectangular overlight and painted stone lintel. INTERIOR: Well-detailed
pre-1720 dog-leg oak staircase, rising 2 floors, with half-landings, pulvinated
closed string, stubby column-on-vase balusters, moulded ramped handrail, and
panelled square newel posts with moulded caps. Depressed archway to ground-floor
corridor with panelled pilasters.
Listing NGR: SJ5424741369
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Source: English Heritage
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