Description: 97, Crane Street
Date Listed: 12 October 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 319080
OS Grid Reference: SU1419029806
OS Grid Coordinates: 414190, 129806
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0674, -1.7989
SU 1429 NW 3/64
C17 late - C18 early, 2 storey and attic colourwashed brick. Projecting plinth,
stone quoins, stone band at 1st floor level, plain stone frieze and small
moulded eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roof (steep pitch). Flanking chimneys.
3 large hipped dormer windows with heavy overhanging moulded cornices and 2-light
C19 casement windows. 5 tall narrow windows with moulded architrave frame
and central perpendicular glazing bars on 1st floor. 4 ditto windows with
glazing bars removed on ground floor.
Central 6-panelled door with rectangular fanlight over (glazing bars removed)
both in frame with headed edge flanked by narrow panelled pilasters with moulded
caps and heavy carved acanthus scroll brackets supporting moulded hood with
panelled soffit and moulded pediment.
Interior: hall and front room east have rail and muntin panelling the latter
from floor to ceiling. Panelling to 1st floor room fielded with moulded dado.
Fine painted overmantel by Francis Barlow. Good staircase with turned balusters,
fluted, reeded newels. Panelling to well with pilasters.
Nos 87 to 101 (odd) form an important group.
Listing NGR: SU1419029806
Source: English Heritage
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