Description: Premises Occupied by Scarffs (Deep Freeze), Castle House and Adjoining Shop Premises
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 283051
OS Grid Reference: TL7697145243
OS Grid Coordinates: 576971, 245243
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0773, 0.5810
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1. CLARE CLARE
2006 Well Lane
Premises occupied by Scarffs
(Deep freeze), Castle House
& adjoining shop premises
(Formerly listed as premises
occupied by A Butcher, Ltd).
TL 74 NE 18/104 19.12.61.
A C16 timber-framed and plastered building formerly the Boar and Griffon Inn.
A will of 1640 refers to it as the property of Gabriel Golding. It became business
premises in the early C18. It comprises a main block with 2 separate additions
on the south-west end. 2 storeys and attics. The main block was refronted in
the C18, with a parapet and a paired modillion cornice. 5 window range, double
hung sashes with glazing bars, in cased frames. A 6-panel door with a rectangular
fanlight has a wood doorcase with slender half-columns and a cornice. There
is a C20 shop front at the north-east end. Roof tiled, with 1 segmental headed
dormer. The adjoining addition on the south-west end is 2 stories. 2 window
range, C20 casements. The 2nd extension, probably a stable block, with a carriage
entrance at the south-west end is 2 storeys and attics. The windows have fixed
lights with glazing bars. The ground storey has a C20 shop front. Roof tiled,
with 2 tall gabled dormers.
All the listed buildings in Well Lane with Nos 1 to 8 (consec) and No 31 Church
Street, all the listed buildings in Market Hill, Nos 1 to 8 (consec) Malting Lane,
Stone Hall and Nos 36 to 40 (consec) Nethergate Street and all the listed buildings
in Station Road form a group.
Listing NGR: TL7697145243
Source: English Heritage
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