Survey Data

Reg No

50011212


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Social


Original Use

House


In Use As

Public house


Date

1740 - 1780


Coordinates

315594, 235464


Date Recorded

07/01/2014


Date Updated

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Description

Terraced two-bay four-storey house over concealed basement, built c.1760, with recent timber shopfront to ground floor. Now in use as public house and domestic accommodation. Hipped roof behind rendered parapet wall with painted coping and shared brick chimneystack to north party wall with clay pots. Red brick walls to upper floors, rendered to south gable. Steel ties to southwest corner. Cast-iron rainwater goods, that along south gable supported on stone corbels. Square-headed window openings with masonry sills and replacement timber sliding sash one-over-one pane windows. Square-headed doorways to public house level and to upper floors. Metal cover in footpath giving access to basement.

Appraisal

This Georgian townhouse forms part of a terrace of various house types of similar vintage and is also part of the oldest and most intact stretch of buildings on Dorset Street Upper. The retention of timber sash windows, and the corbels supporting the gutter, add interest.