Description: Pheonix House
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309114
OS Grid Reference: SP3080197918
OS Grid Coordinates: 430801, 297918
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5782, -1.5469
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ATHERSTONE CHURCH STREET
SP3097 (North-west side)
9/26 Nos. 16 (Phoenix House), 18 and
Shops and entrance to yard; part of row. No.16 on left is late C18, possibly
with earlier origins. Nos. 18 and 20 are early C19, with C18 and C19 ranges to
rear. Flemish bond brick. Old plain-tile roofs; Nos. 18 and 20 have brick ridge
and end stacks. No.16 is a double-depth plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window
range. Late C19 entrance and shop front have chamfered wood pilasters and
entablature. C20 half-glazed door on left. Shop has recessed half-glazed
double-leaf doors. First floor has 4-pane sashes. Thin pedimented gable has
blocked window. Rusticated rendered flat arches have moulded keyblocks. Nos. 18
and 20 are U-plan with wings to rear. 3 storeys; 4-window range. Central
entrance to Phoenix Yard has beam. No.18 on left has late C19/early C20 plate
glass shop window with cornice and brackets. Nos.16 and 18 now form one shop.
No.20 has 2 early/mid Cl9 shop fronts of slightly differing designs, each with a
half-glazed 4-panelled door and a canted bay; left door has reeded wood
pilasters. Upper floors have 4-pane sashes; rusticated rendered flat arches have
moulded keyblocks. Inside the passage No.20 has C19 four-panelled door and
overlight in reeded wood surround with corner roundels. 3-stormy one-bay rear
range has 16-pane sash to rear, with cross window to first floor and 4-pane sash
above, 2-storey, 2-bay range has plank door and 2- and 3-light casements. No.18
has irregular 2-storey, 2-bay range.
Listing NGR: SP3080197918
Source: English Heritage
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