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Description: 24, Silver Street
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 312729
OS Grid Reference: ST8275761021
OS Grid Coordinates: 382757, 161021
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3480, -2.2490
1. SILVER STREET
5411 (South Side)
ST 8261 1/209
Mid to late C19. 2 storeys. Ashlar. Pantiled roof. Pantiled roof. Dentilled eaves
cornice. Parapets on gable-ends with moulded kneelers. Stringcourse.
4 windows on first floor. Semi-circular heads with projecting surrounds,
elaborate Corinthian capitals, and keystones. The keystones have 4 finely
carved faces identified as HYGEIA, AESCULAPIUS, GALEN and MINERVA. Ground-floor
openings are similarly treated except that 2 doorways replace two of the
windows, the doorway to right having a segmental head over large double
doors. Keystones are here identified as SATYR, BACCHUS, ARIADNE and SILENIUS.
Projecting plinth. This property continues to the right downhill with
a 2-storey, 3-window extension of lower elevation. Ashlar, pantiled roof.
Plain eaves cornice, and moulded stringcourse dividing the storeys. Banded
rustication on plinth and on 4 pilasters rising to first floor stringcourse.
Above this, are paired flat pilasters dividing first floor into 3 sections.
3 round-headed windows with moulded arches, foliated keystones and sashes.
3 four-centred windows on ground-floor with foliated keystones.
Nos 18 to 24 (consec) form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8273861016
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Source: English Heritage
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