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The Old Brewery, Tadcaster

Description: The Old Brewery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 326013

OS Grid Reference: SE4865043324
OS Grid Coordinates: 448650, 443324
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8838, -1.2614

Location: 3 A659, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire LS24 9AW

Locality: Tadcaster
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS24 9AW

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/96 No 25 (The Old Brewery)
(formerly known as The
Londesboro' Hotel)


Hotel now offices. Late C18 with C19 alterations and additions. Pinkish-
orange brick with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. Central hallway
plan. 3 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth. Central entrance, 4-panel, double doors
under oblong fanlight between 4-pane sash margin lights and pilasters under
Tuscan portico with frieze and cornice surmounted by C20 wrought-iron emblem
of Samuel Smith's brewery, Outer bays are full-height, canted bays, those
to ground and first floor have 16-pane centre sashes with 12-pane sashes to
sides. First floor centre bay, a 12-pane sash in flush wood architrave.
Second floor: outer bays have 8-pane sashes between 6-pane sashes to canted
bays. 6-pane sash in flush wood architrave to centre bay. All windows
under flat arches of gauged brick and with continuous cill bands. Double
dentil cornice. End stacks. Interior: C18 open-well staircase with turned
balusters and ramped handrail. Ground floor room to left has elaborate C19
cornice with acanthus, swags and egg and dart moulding; further floriate
band around ceiling and central oval panel adorned with musical instruments,
urns, fruits anad floriate scrolls; also a window surround of fluted
Corninthian pilasters supporting frieze decorated with acanthus and
anthemion motifs. Room to right has less elaborate C19 frieze witn acanthus
ornament and similar moulding around window now partly obscured by double

Listing NGR: SE4865043324

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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