Survey Data

Reg No

20851027


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Artistic Social


Original Use

House


In Use As

Shop/retail outlet


Date

1760 - 1800


Coordinates

163847, 50527


Date Recorded

11/03/2009


Date Updated

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Description

Corner-sited terraced two-bay two-storey former house, built c.1780, having bowed end-bay. Now in use as shop. Pitched and hipped slate roof with rendered chimneystack and cast-iron and aluminium rainwater goods. Rendered walls with eaves course and plinth. Camber-headed window opening to first floor with stone sill, having eight-over-eight pane timber sliding sash window. Square-headed window opening to ground floor with stone sill, timber surround comprising pilasters, capped consoles, architrave and cornice. Fixed timber framed single-pane display window with casement overlights. Timber shopfront comprising pilasters, capped consoles, architrave, frieze and cornice. Square-headed window opening over rendered stall riser having timber framed fixed pane display window surmounted by single-pane overlight. Square-headed door opening with glazed timber door surmounted by single-pane overlight.

Appraisal

This attractive corner-sited shop contributes positively to the surrounding streetscape having retained its traditional shopfront, timber sliding sash window and asymmetrical form. The profile of the building is also of interest, its curved wall having originally been conceived to allowed cart traffic to take the corner with ease.