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1, Baxter Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5239 / 53°31'26"N

Longitude: -1.1355 / 1°8'7"W

OS Eastings: 457410

OS Northings: 403373

OS Grid: SE574033

Mapcode National: GBR NWHP.ZH

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.JPHC

Entry Name: 1, Baxter Gate

Listing Date: 5 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334995

Location: Doncaster, DN1

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Doncaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Doncaster St George

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

FORTY SECOND LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST
COMPILED UNDER SECTION 54 OF THE TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING AVT 1971

SE 5703 SW TOWN OF DONCASTER BAXTER GATE
(west side)

6/1 No 1

GV II

Shop, offices and living accommodation. 1892 with later alterations. Horizontally
rusticated sandstone ashlar with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof with brick
stacks. Three storeys with attics. Corner Bite, with angled corner bay, three
bays to Baxter Gate elevation and single bay to French gate. C20 shop front with
tall board fascia to whole of ground floor except C20 door to right of Baxter Gate
elevation, to upper storeys. Baxter Gate elevation has slightly projecting bay
on both upper floors to right. First floor has three segment-headed plate glass
sashes in shouldered architraves with keystones and cornices. Between two left-
hand windows is a pilaster on deep fluted base with foliage capital. Entablature
above with dosseret over the pilaster and dentilled cornice. Second floor has three
semi-circular headed sashes in similar surrounds to those below on moulded sill
stringcourse over panelled aprons decorated with fruit and swags in moulded
architraves. Similar pilaster between left-hand window as below. Entablature above
with similar dosseret over pilaster. Balustraded parapet to all except right bay
which has pedimented dormer with plate glass sash in keyed architrave over moulded
sill stringcourse and swagged apron below. To either side of the window are flank-
ing pilasters with foliage capitals and large side scroll brackets. Pediment has
panel with date inscribed '1892'. Mansard roof with segmental pedimented dormers
to two left-hand bays and cresting to ridge. French gate elevation similar. Angled
corner bay has first floor tripartite bow window, each sash with segmental, keyed
head, colonnettes to sides, and cornice. To either side there are pilasters on
fluted bases similar to those to Baxter Gate elevation. Entablature to top and
dosserets over the pilasters. Second floor has large semi-circular headed plate
glass sashes with central colonnette, below small circular window with carved
spandrels to sides. Similar flanking pilasters as those below. Similar pedimented
dormer with sash and decorated apron, as right bay of Baxter Gate elevation. Behind
this is an octagonal clock tower with frieze of terracotta panels below four large
clockfaces which are surmounted by stepped ogee domed lead roof with weathervane.


Listing NGR: SE5741003373

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