Description: 49, Commercial Street
Date Listed: 25 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329712
OS Grid Reference: SE7943671421
OS Grid Coordinates: 479436, 471421
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1325, -0.7858
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SE 7971 NORTON-ON-DERWENT COMMERCIAL STREET
9/29 No 49 (originally known
as Freer's Family
Butcher's shop with flat above. 1912 on datestone. Red brick in Flemish
bond to front, with glazed tile shop front; variegated brick in garden wall
bond to sides; sandstone dressings; slate roof. 2-storey, 4-window front.
6-panel doors with overlights and shaped lintels to left and right of
shopfront. Shopfront, on plinth, has plain pilasters enriched with wheatear
drops and guttae supporting a full, dentilled, entablature with open
pediment to centre. The tympanum encloses a bull's head in high relief
within a roundel decorated with swags. Central half-glazed shop door
beneath keyed segment-arched overlight has doorcase of enriched Ionic
columns on pedestals. Mosaic floor panel in doorway displays original
butcher's name. Shop windows are plate glass to left and large-pane sash to
right, and are raised on risers of recessed rectangular panels with
chamfered corners. To first floor, paired narrow single-pane sashes with
shaped lintels and sills flank the rectangular datestone in plain surround.
Egg and dart moulded eaves course. Perforated ridge tiles to roof, and end
stacks. Interior: wall to left retains original decorative tiling and dado
rail. Shop window to left is tiled with lozenge-shaped panel to centre
containing bull's head.
Listing NGR: SE7943671421
Source: English Heritage
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