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Description: 1, High Street
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 307465
OS Grid Reference: SP2823764850
OS Grid Coordinates: 428237, 264850
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2811, -1.5875
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1781 HIGH STREET
(formerly listed as
SP 2864 NW 1/52 10.1.53.
On corner of High Street and Castle Street. Good example of late C17 Baroque.
Rainwater head inscribed SWM 1696. 3 storey building with painted brickwork
and stone dressings. 2 storey Doric pilasters, architrave and frieze to
quoins only. Continuous moulded wood cornice at eaves with egg-and-tongue
enrichment and heavy carved modillions. Sashes in cased frames with keyblocks.
Hipped roof of old tiles. 3 window facade to High Street has central window
eaved surround with moulded architrave, carved console brackets and broken
segmental pediment and Neo-Georgian shopfront with cast iron balustrade
over. 7 window facade to Castle Street is of similar design, but central
feature is enriched with laurel leaf and has triangular pediment. Early
C19 doorcase with 8-fielded-panelled door and fanlight on left hand side,
Doric pilasters. Ground floor of Castle Street elevation is channelled.
Balcony to High Street rests on consoles.
All the listed buildings in High Street (South Side) form a group.
Listing NGR: SP2823764850
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Source: English Heritage
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