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Municipal Offices to West of Mansion House, Doncaster

Description: Municipal Offices to West of Mansion House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 335073

OS Grid Reference: SE5748303278
OS Grid Coordinates: 457483, 403278
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5230, -1.1344

Location: Priory Place, Doncaster DN1 1ED

Locality: Doncaster
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN1 1ED

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Listing Text

SE 5703 SW (east side)

6/77 Nos 1, 2 and 3


Three houses, now council offices. Late C18 and early C19. Stucco with painted
stone dressings and slate roofs. No 1, late C18, three storeys with double
range plan, 4 bay elevation to High Street and 5 bay gabled elevation to Priory
Place. No 2 to left, early C19 of 2 storeys and 6 bays. No 3 beyond to left,
late C18 of three storeys and 5 bays. High Street elevation of No 1 projecting
has angled doorcase to right corner with fluted Ionic columns, entablature
and moulded pediment; double leaf panelled doors within. To far left is a
semi-circular headed doorcase with moulded architrave, panelled jambs, and
reeded consoles supporting cornice, now filled by C20 window. Between the
doors there is a pilastrade of 3 pilasters supporting entablature which runs
into that of the corner door. Between the pilasters are 3 full height plate
glass sashes, flanked by horizontally rusticated stonework. Four plate glass
sashes to first floor, 4 12 pane sashes to second floor, all with projecting
sills. Recessed rounded corner to right. Moulded stone cornice. Brick end
stacks, that to right rendered and stone coped gable on moulded kneeler to
right. Right return to Priory Place has slightly off centre doorcase, similar
to that to left of High Street elevation, with 6 panelled door and plain
fanlight, flanked to right by 2 12 pane sashes and to left by 2 full height
plate glass sashes in rusticated and pilastered surround as High Street.
Wide first floor band to 3 right hand bays. 5 first floor 12 pane sashes
two to left dummied, and five similar second floor windows, all except that
to right of centre being dummies. All windows with projecting sills. Twin
gables, each with rendered stack and stone coping on moulded kneeler. No
2 has pilastered doorcases with plain friezes and moulded cornices to bays
1 and 3, that to bay 3 with inserted window and the other with 4 panelled
door and plain overlight. Two plate glass sashes between the doors, a C20
casement to bay 4 and two 12 pane sashes beyond to right. Wide first floor
band and 6 sashes, three to left of 2 panes and three to right of 12 panes.
All windows with projecting sills. Moulded stone cornice over. Roof hipped
to right and with rendered ridge stacks. No 3 has central 6 flush panel door
and margin glazed overlight in simple eared architrave with double keystone
flanked by pairs of 12 pane sashes with projecting sills. Wide first floor
band and five similar sashes to first and second floors, that to centre of
first floor and bay 4 of second floor, dummies. Stepped eaves. Yellow brick
end and ridge stacks. Interior of No 1 has stick baluster open well staircase
with wreathed handrail and scolled cheekpieces through 3 floors. Reeded cornice
and segmental arch to hall. Most original moulded cornices and panelled doors
throughout, except for ground floor of No 3 which has been completed altered.

Listing NGR: SE5748303278

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Source: English Heritage

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