No. 28 High Street East, formerly Howard Town House, Glossop, an early 19th century house.
In 2019 the former house, built in 1828, was subject to a desk-based assessment and a walkover survey that included external and internal photography. An extensive history of the buildings occupants was complied. At the time of survey, what had been council offices had been left empty for '…around six months.' (1)
From the National Heritage List for England:
SK0394 HIGH STREET EAST 921-1/10/10 (South side) 27/01/78 No.28 Howard Town House (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET EAST (South side) Howard Town House)
Mill owner's house now offices. Early C19 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed millstone grit with ashlar dressings. Hipped stone slate roof with 2 ashlar ridge stacks. PLAN: double-pile. EXTERIOR: 2 storey. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Street front has 4-window range. Off-centre round headed doorway has glazed and panelled door plus fanlight with decorative glazing bars in moulded architrave with keystone. To left single and to right 2 plain horned sashes with wedge lintels. Above 4 similar sash windows. Right return has single C20 window Rear elevation has 4 window range. Off-centre doorway in flush ashlar surround flanked by single plain horned sashes, to left single similar sash and beyond doorway in flush ashlar surround with panel door. Above tall round headed staircase window with margin light glazing flanked by single plain horned sashes, to left single opening with paired plain horned sashes. INTERIOR: has stucco cornices, ceiling roses and round headed niches plus mouldings with paterae to doorways which are in deep set panelled architraves. Fireplaces survive, all except kitchen fireplace are boarded over. Main staircase rises from hall, in 2 flights to first floor.
Listing NGR: SK0363894046.'
Unpublished document: Shaw, H (Manchester Metropolitan University). 2019. Heritage Assessment: Howard Town House, Glossop, Derbyshire.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1384268.
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