This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SS4526 THE QUAY 842-1/5/221 (West side) 19/03/73 Nos.2, 3 AND 4 (Formerly Listed as: THE QUAY Nos.1-3 (Consecutive))
Shown on OS map as Nos 1-3 The Quay. House with shops. Early/mid C19 with mid C19 and early C20 shops. Solid rendered walls. Slate roof. Chimney on each gable-end, red-brick to left, rendered to right. Double-depth plan, 3 rooms wide; staircase behind middle front room with 2 closets to rear of it. 3 storeys; 3-window range. Ground storey has 4-bay design with pilasters between and at either end supporting an entablature.
Shops in 3 of the bays, that at No 3 a late C20 insertion replacing the original domestic window; house-door in narrow bay between Nos 3 and 4. No 2 has arcaded shop-front with 4 rounded arches springing from pilasters. No 4 has 2 display windows curved in centre towards a recessed shop door; windows have glazing-bars and slender shafts supporting rounded arches with carved spandrels; three-quarter-glazed door has solid bottom panel with shaped head and at the top a swan-neck pediment below fanlight. 4-panelled house-door with patterned fanlight. Upper storeys divided into 3 bays by giant pilasters, the windows in centre bay set in a shallow round-arched recess. Pilastered windows with entablatures in second storey, the narrow middle window with a segmental pediment. Latter contains a 2-light wood casement with transom-lights, each lower light of 3 panes. Outer windows are of 3 lights, each with plain sashes, the upper sashes round-headed. Third-storey windows have eaved architraves and bracketed sills; 2-paned sashes. Top entablature with large scroll-brackets to cornice. Blocking-course broken in centre by an open patterned balustrade with pedestals surmounted by short obelisks. Rear wall has windows with 6 and 10-paned sashes. INTERIOR: geometrical wood stair with alternating thin square and round balusters, the latter carved with lily-pattern at the base; shaped step-ends. Left end of compartment curved with 4-panelled doors to match. Half-glazed inner front door with glazing-bars forming Gothic arches. Several original chimneypieces with cast-iron grates.
Listing NGR: SS4543326504
Copyright IoE Mr Tim Sanders. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Sanders, Tim
Rights Holder: Sanders, Tim
Render, Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial