Description: 73, Fore Street
Date Listed: 29 December 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 314020
OS Grid Reference: ST8543258040
OS Grid Coordinates: 385432, 158040
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3213, -2.2104
(North West Side)
(formerly listed as
ST 8558 4/80 29.12.50.
C18 front. 2 storey and attic. Painted stucco. Projecting plinth. Flat eaves.
Stone tile roof. 1 dormer. 2 off ridge brick chimneys. Lead rain water hopper
in angle with No 8 Wicker Hill. (qv). 2 windows in raised surrounds, no glazing
bars, on 1st floor. 1 similar window on ground floor, and 6-panel door to lefthand
with plain rectangular fanlight in raised stone surround and cut scroll brackets
supporting flat stone hood with modillioned soffit, a curious design. The main
bulk of the house is set behind No 8 Wicker Hill. Pitched paving to front. Back
of house part brick (English bond); 2 tall brick stacks set in gables. 2 raised
window surrounds remain, 1 for paired 1st floor window and 1 for a similar window
(with lost mullion) on around floor.
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: ST8543258040
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