G GRIFFIN AND SONS (4)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208130
Date first listed:
10-Feb-1989
Date of most recent amendment:
28-Feb-1992
Statutory Address:
G GRIFFIN AND SONS (4), 3,4 AND 5, GEORGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
G GRIFFIN AND SONS (4), 3,4 AND 5, GEORGE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Tamworth (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 20883 03975

Details

TAMWORTH

SK2003NE GEORGE STREET 670-1/9/68 (South side) 10/02/89 Nos.3, 4 AND 5 G. Griffin and Sons (4) (Formerly Listed as: GEORGE STREET Nos.3, 4 AND 5 (The Yorkshire Bank, G.Griffins & Sons, & Abbey National))

GV II

Terrace of 3 shops, with accommodation above. Late C18 or early C19, with later additions and early C19 refronting. Brick with stucco dressings; tile roof with brick stacks. 3 storeys; 8-window range. Top wooden eaves. No 3 has C20 shop front with panelled pilasters, fascia and cornice, with brick infill, narrow windows and central entrance. No 4 has late C19 shop front with plinth with gilded lettering under glass to plinth, end piers with turned balusters, fascia with gilded lettering under glass and enriched iron cresting with panel; plate glass windows have slender colonnettes, recessed door with etched glass panel and canopy. No 5 has C20 shop front. 1st floor has windows with stucco wedge lintels over 12-pane sashes, but 3 windows to left end (No 3) have 12-pane top-hung casements; 2nd floor has 6-pane sashes, 3 to left end with horns, with painted blind window to left of centre. End stacks and 3 cross-axial stacks. Round clock face to No 4. Rear has varied wings and extensions. INTERIOR: No 4 has many original fittings, including counters and glass-fronted cupboards; No 5 noted as having stone vaulted cellar. No 4 notable for being a good and well-preserved example of a late C19 shop front and interior.

Listing NGR: SK2088303975

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
386486
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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