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Description: John Farmer Shoe Company
The Chocolate House
Date Listed: 29 December 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 290801
OS Grid Reference: SU8393946865
OS Grid Coordinates: 483939, 146865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2148, -0.7996
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1099 THE BOROUGH
(North West Side)
No 4 [John Farmer
Shoe Company] &
No 5 [The Chocolate House]
SU 8346 NE 5/117
C18 fronts. 2 storey. Brick upper part.
No 4 is a timber-framed building with brick front. Rectangular panels of timber-
framing with painted brick infilling visible in south-west wall. Timber-framing
visible also in west wall of entrance passageway to No 5 [The Chocolate House].
Street front to No 4 has central Palladian window on 1st floor, wood frieze
with triglyph and roundel ornament, moulded wood cornice and brick parapet
with stone coping. Modern plate-glass shop front on ground floor.
No 5 has a timber-framed core. The front is a modern reconstruction with large
angular bay on lst floor with triglyph frieze and cornice, over a similar sized
angular bay shop window on ground floor with pointed arched glazing to head
of lights, and with doorway to left hand in wood surround and with panelled
reveal, architrave, panelled pilasters with 'drop' enrichment, carved brackets,
roundel head ornament and delicate enriched cornicc. Frieze between brackets
has urn ornament. 4-panelled door. At one time in common occupation with No
6 The Borough (see N Temple "Farnham Buildings and People", page 3).
Nos 1 to 9 (consec) (including No 1A), and Nos 1 to 6 Town Hall Buildings (The
Borough, Nos 1 and 77 Castle Street, the listed buildings from Nos 108 to
122 (consec) West Street, all form a group.
Listing NGR: SU8394046867
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Source: English Heritage
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