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Number 18 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5216 / 53°31'17"N

Longitude: -1.1277 / 1°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 457933

OS Northings: 403122

OS Grid: SE579031

Mapcode National: GBR NWKQ.NB

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.NR74

Entry Name: Number 18 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Last Amended: 5 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335094

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

TOWN OF DONCASTER SOUTH PARADE
SE 5703 SE (south side)

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

GV II

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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