Survey Data

Reg No

22303033


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Social


In Use As

Masonic lodge/hall


Date

1880 - 1885


Coordinates

213705, 189359


Date Recorded

12/08/2004


Date Updated

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Description

End-of-terrace L-plan three-bay two-storey former Masonic hall, built 1881, partly gable-fronted and having integral carriageway. Flat and pitched slate roofs with rendered chimneystacks. Rendered walls with limestone date plaque inscribed 1773. Square-headed openings with fixed timber windows and stone sills. Square-headed carriage arch with timber battened double-leaf door. Square-headed doorway with timber panelled door having render brackets, cornice, pediment, replacement timber door with sidelights and with limestone date plaque above.

Appraisal

This former Masonic hall is a modest building with interesting decorative details, including render decoration to the entrance, and date plaques. It offers diversity of form and size to the streetscape and forms part of the social history of the town.