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Description: 53-59, Newtown
Date Listed: 7 November 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 312649
OS Grid Reference: ST8239461014
OS Grid Coordinates: 382394, 161014
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3479, -2.2542
5411 (North Side)
Nos 53 to 59 (consec)
ST 8261 1/38 7.11.63.
ST 8260 2/38
Row of C17 or early C18 gabled houses, with stone-tiled roofs and eaves
projecting between gables. Windows under wood lintels generally 2-light
wood casements with glazing bars, but some are leaded. Some sash windows.
One house (No 58) with projecting wooden bay on ground floor carried
on wood brackets. Houses are 2 storey - attics and each has a plain square-headed
door opening to side of frontage. Weathered strings at 1st floor and
2nd floor levels and at base of gable pediments. Blocked oval "bulls-eyes"
in most gables. No 53 differs from remainder in being of lower elevation
and in having a central doorway and central gable with 2-light leaded
wooden casement. Other windows are 3-light casements on 1st floor and
4-light casements on ground floor all with moulded stone mullions and
dripmoulds. Grade II* for group value.
Nos 52 to No 62 and 62B (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8239461014
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Source: English Heritage
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