Description: Nelson Buildings
Date Listed: 19 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 293920
OS Grid Reference: TQ8250909682
OS Grid Coordinates: 582509, 109682
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8578, 0.5918
(North West Side)
Nos 78 to 81 (consec)
TQ 8209 NE 8/30 19.1.51.
Date 1815-20. A group of 4 houses designed as one building. 4 storeys, half-basement
and attic. Stucco, painted. Wide projecting eaves, supported on coupled consoles.
Half H plan, with slightly projecting wings. Hipped tiled roof, flat roofed attic
dormers with sashes. All sashes with original glazing bars, with keyblocks to
1st and 2nd floor windows, except No 78 in left hand wing which has been refaced
with cement and has later 3-storeyed splayed bay window. No 81 in right-hand wing
has shallow bow window with 3-light sashes on 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. 1st floor
has cast iron balconies and a bust of Nelson in small niche in centre. Ground
floor: No 79 has railings to basement and original doorway with entablature, pilasters,
panelled reveals and door, traceried rectangular fanlight containing lamp. No
78 has later C19 shop front with narrow pilasters and cornice. No 80 has Victorian
shop front with high fascia and blind case. No 81 has original shop front with
pilasters, and plate glass.
All the listed buildings in the High Street up to and including No 118
form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ8250909682
Source: English Heritage
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