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Description: 71, Fore Street
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 314017
OS Grid Reference: ST8545658058
OS Grid Coordinates: 385456, 158058
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3214, -2.2101
(North West Side)
(formerly listed as
No 68 (Ushers Brewery
ST 8558 4/78 29.12.50.
Late C18 front of 3 storeys. Ashlar with projecting plinth, 1st and 2nd floor
cill bands and end pier strips. Ground floor rusticated. Simple cornice, balustered
parapet with moulded coping and hipped slate roof with set back chimneys. 3 ranges
of windows grouped towards centre on 1st and 2nd floors; plate glass sashes. 4
panel central door, rectangular fanlight of interlaced diagonal pattern under much
altered porch. Formerly Ionic with balustrade, now Doric with blocking course.
Pitched paving to front. To rear a 2 storey later brick extension with an end
bay with quadrant corner and 2 round headed windows to north with stone architraves.
Another large extension also has rounded windows plus an outside chimney stack
and a stone panel depicting lion rampant carrying a shield. Pitched path to pavement.
Nos 65 to 68 (consec), Nos 70 to 73 (consec), railings and gates to Nos 68 and
70, dwarf stone wall to No 72, No 64 (Lloyds Bank) and Usher's Brewery Corner Block,
form an outstanding group with No 8 and premises occupied by K.J. Lestor to south
west of No 8 Wicker Hill.
Listing NGR: ST8545658058
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Source: English Heritage
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