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Description: 1, South Street
Date Listed: 20 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 298195
OS Grid Reference: TQ1720530534
OS Grid Coordinates: 517205, 130534
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0622, -0.3288
TQ 1730 1/107 20.5.49.
A large warehouse with shops under, occupying a site on the corner of South Street
and Middle Street. Mid C19. 3 storeys. Painted brick, stuccoed on ground-floor.
Half-hipped slate roof with iron decorative railing on top, enclosing an octagonal
lantern with oversailing eaves supported by small brackets. Spike on top. The
main eaves oversail with a moulded cornice supported on curved brackets. 1 window
facing west and 1 facing north. Both fronts also have 1 blocked window-space towards
the north west corner of the building. All windows have segmental heads, those
on north face being triplets. All sashes, glazing bars intact. Circular moulded
braces on west side. In the centre of the west front are double loading-doors
of 4 panels each, on second floor, with a hinged pulley on a decorative bracket
to the left. Directly below are similar double doors with upper 2 panels removed
for glazing. Both sets of doors have hinged ramps which are folded over the bottoms
of the doors. Heavily moulded cornice above ground-floor, supported on pilasters
whose bases merge with the plinth of the building. The ground-floor is curved
to take the corner into Middle Street and a moulded ogee-shape occurs above the
cornice. Original shop-fronts, the north one projecting, remain on both sides
of the building. Recessed double doors in north front with upper parts removed
All the listed buildings in South Street form an important group with Nos 1 to 7 (odd)
Blackhorse Way and with The Manor House, the stables to the south and
Nos 24 to 31 (consec), Causeway.
Nos 1 to 4 (consec) form a group with Nos 5 and 5A Middle Street.
Listing NGR: TQ1720530534
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Source: English Heritage
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