This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TG5207SE KING STREET 839-1/16/63 (East side) 27/06/53 No.51 Working Mens' Club
House. c1770. Working men's club since 1921. Altered internally 1950s and mid 1970s. Red brick. Roof of C20 interlocking tiles. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 5-window range. Rusticated quoins and platbands between the floors. Central doorway with a rusticated stucco surround and a short hood. Door reveals with incised panelling. Door is 4-panelled and with 2 central roundels under a geometric overlight. The sashes have 6/6 glazing bars to ground and first floors and 6/3 glazing bars to second floor, all under gauged skewback arches and all in flush frames, the boxes of which are recessed. Central first and second-floor sashes are arched and set within rusticated brick surrounds with keyblocks. Ovolo-moulded brick eaves cornice under a rebuilt parapet. Gabled roof. Truncated internal gable-end stack to north. Large late C20 rear extensions in concrete and grey brick. INTERIOR: nearly all features of interest including staircase removed in 1950s and 1970s. Most of interior partition walls removed and all 3 floors opened out into single large rooms. At north end the winder staircase to attic survives. Roof of principals, 2 tiers of taper-tenoned butt purlins and collars.
Cellar has 5 barrel vaults running east-west and blocked steps up to King Street.
Listing NGR: TG5267907171
© Mr Nigel Gallant. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Gallant, Nigel
Rights Holder: Gallant, Nigel
Brick, Concrete, Tile, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Working Mens Club, Recreational, Club
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