Description: 57, High Street
Date Listed: 14 September 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 293909
OS Grid Reference: TQ8245509550
OS Grid Coordinates: 582455, 109550
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8567, 0.5910
(South East Side)
TQ 8209 NW 7/25B
C18. Front, stuccoed brick, brick exposed at right-hand return. Parapet. 2 storeys
and attic ground floor large Victorian shop front with fluted slender columns supporting
fascia with modillion cornice and plate glass between. 1st floor 3 windows, late
C19 sashes without glazing bars. 2 flat roof dormers behind parapet. Steep-pitched
tile roof. Rear wings, one, 3 storeys and attic, brick, gable ended, probably
early C18, the other 2 storeys, brick, hipped tile roof, probably early C18.
Blue plaque on front - "General Sir John Moore who fell at Corunna was billeted
here in 1805". Interior: C18 staircase with square balusters, moulded string and
moulded hand rail. 1st floor room with fielded panelling and cornice now boarded
over. Several C17 panelled doors. Built over site of earlier building with stone
walling in cellars.
All the listed buildings in the High Street up to and including No 118
form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ8245509550
Source: English Heritage
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