Listed Building: NO. 41 FRIAR GATE (1287620)

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Grade I
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 893, 4, 108
Date assigned Friday, June 20, 1952
Date last amended


A fine house of circa 1770. Architect Joseph Pickford. Red brick with stone dressings; 3 storeys; 5 sash windows in moulded stone surrounds. Centre recessed under round-headed stone arch over all 3 storeys. On each side the building breaks forward with one window, the 3 1st storey windows having panels of balusters below, while the centre has also a frieze and cornice. Windows on either side of central arch have ornamental bands below sills. Modillion cornice and open pediment surmounted by 3 large ball-heads. Slates. Fine central doorcase with side lights and having Roman Doric engaged columns and plain pilasters; frieze with "dam" type ornament, modillion pediment, traceried fanlight and 6-panelled door. 5 stone steps up. Interior: Good entrance hall with Adam style plaster plaques and decoration and and good Hopton Wood stone staircase with simple hardwood handrail. Rear ground storey room has a restored Adam style marble fireplace. NosNos 27 to 32 (consec), Friar Gate Railway Bridge, Nos 35 to 39 (consec), Nos 41 to 51 (consec) form a group with No 47 Ford Street.c

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Grid reference SK 34664 36450 (point)
Map sheet SK33NW

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Jan 14 2014 11:11AM

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