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Number 18 and Attached Railings, Doncaster

Description: Number 18 and Attached Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 335094

OS Grid Reference: SE5793303122
OS Grid Coordinates: 457933, 403122
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5216, -1.1277

Location: S Parade, Doncaster DN1 2DJ

Locality: Doncaster
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN1 2DJ

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Listing Text

SE 5703 SE (south side)

7/96 No 18 and attached
railings (formerly
12.6.50 listed as Free Press


House, now offices and attached railings. Late C18 with later alterations.
Painted ashlar and stucco with painted stone dressings and slate roof. Three
storeys plus basement and attic, 3 bays. Slightly advanced wide central bay
has rusticated stonework to ground floor and paired giant Ionic panelled
pilasters to either side to first and second floors. Ground floor has central
tripartite plate glass sash window with projecting sill and cornice on moulded
consoles over panelled apron, set in segmental arched recess with radiating
voussoirs, fixed pane basement window below. To either side there are matching
semi-circular headed doorcases with panelled jambs, moulded imposts, reeded
lintels, plain fanlights and pediments on fluted consoles with swagged friezes
below. Doors are later and recessed. First floor has 3 full height unequally
hung plate glass sashes over continuous sill band, all with segmental ironwork
balconies, that to centre in architrave within pilastered surround with
entablature, the whole set within segment headed recess with central patera
over the window. Side windows have blind rectangular panels over. Second
floor has three plate glass sashes with projecting sills. Entablature above
with small paterae over the pilasters and wide moulded cornice with blocking
course. Sequent headed dormer with plate glass sash. Brick end stacks.
Interior has doorcases with cornices and swagged friezes to ground and first
floors, those to entrance hall with swagged panels over. Original cantilevered
stone staircase through three floors with iron balusters and ramped, wreathed
and inlaid mahogany handrail. Top landing with traceried oval ceiling light
and dentilled cornice. Attached railings to front between the doorcases have
plain base with central frieze of circles to alternatre spaces and bead finials:

Listing NGR: SE5793303122

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Source: English Heritage

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