Description: The Bass Centre
Date Listed: 14 September 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 293902
OS Grid Reference: TQ8250009638
OS Grid Coordinates: 582500, 109638
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8575, 0.5917
(South East Side)
Nos 42 and 42B.
No 43 (The Bass Centre)
TQ 8209 NE 8/23A
TQ 8209 NE 7/23A
Late C15, C16 and C17 timber frame building with C18 painted brick front. 2 storeys
and attic, ground floor: No 42 probably late C18 shop in moulded frame with modern
glazing with continuous cornice over side doorway. Corner shop on right - Victorian
with modern fascia. 1st floor: 3 windows, C19 sashes with glazing bars, left-hand
has margin lights, replacing 3 blocked segmental-arched openings. Moulded wood
eaves cornice. One hipped dormer, in gable-ended steep-pitched tile roof of the
earlier building, tile-hung gable end. Right-hand return, wing facing Courthouse
Street: stuccoed, 2 storeys, 1st floor overhangs close-set studding with moulded
bressumer and shaped end bracket, 5-light 1st floor casement with glazing bars,
ground floor one modern casement and glazed door. Has remains of late C15 roof
of the central purlin type.
All the listed buildings in the High Street up to and Including No 118
form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ8250009638
Source: English Heritage
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