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Description: 4, Currer Street
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336351
OS Grid Reference: SE1674533157
OS Grid Coordinates: 416745, 433156
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7945, -1.7473
5111 CURRER STREET BD1
SE 1633 SE 37/441
Part of the same block as the Law Russell home trade warehouse at 63 Vicar Lane.
Part of the precinct known as "Little Germany". No 4 is one of Eli Milnes's large
warehouse cum office palazzo designs built in 1860 and extended 1867, with fronts
to Field Street and Vicar Lane. Four-storeys and 3-storeys and basement due to
sloping site. Dressed sandstone "brick" with ashlar dressings. Bowed inset
corner with Field Street. Rusticated quoin pilasters. Vermiculated courses to
ground floor - basement rustication, but plain to Field Street. Plat bands,
bracketed sill bands, bed mould to frieze with fielded panels and modillion
brackets to projecting moulded eaves cornice. Round arched first floor windows in
eared flat surrounds, apron panels flanked by consoles. Radial glazing bars
intact to Field Street and Vicar Lane. The entrance is set on corner with Field
Street: deeply vermiculated surround; plain ashlar impost band carried in over
doorhead; semi-circular fanlight, alternately vermiculated voussoirs to arch and
carved spandrels. Tripartite windows above doorway, that on first floor with
segmental pediment on consoles. Warehouse waggon archway with ornate iron gates at
end of Field Street elevation.
Listing NGR: SE1674533157
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Source: English Heritage
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