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Co-Coperative Emporium and Danum House

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.5221 / 53°31'19"N

Longitude: -1.1361 / 1°8'10"W

OS Eastings: 457370

OS Northings: 403169

OS Grid: SE573031

Mapcode National: GBR NWHQ.T5

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.JQ6S

Plus Code: 9C5WGVC7+RG

Entry Name: Co-Coperative Emporium and Danum House

Listing Date: 24 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468908

Location: Town, Doncaster, DN1

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Doncaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Doncaster St George

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE 5703 SW
(East side)
Nos. 49 - 61 (Odd) Co- operative Emporium and Danum House


Alternatively known as: DUKE STREET
Alternatively known as: PRINTING OFFICE STREET
Department store and offices. 1938-40. Designed by T H Johnson & Son for the Doncaster Co-operative Society Ltd. Steel framed with yellow brick and pale blue Vitriolite tile cladding. 5 storey. Central 5 storey block has brick cladding and lower 3 storey side wings have Vitriolite tile cladding. Glazed central rounded staircase tower has projecting cornice. Ground floor has continuous plate glass shop fronts with bronzed metal frame windows and black Vitriolite cladding below. Set back shop entrances have curved side windows. Ground floor protected by continuous canopy. Lower wings have 2 continuous rows of metal framed windows with flat coped parapet. Central section has banded brickwork with strips of windows on the third floor in continuous raised surrounds, similar though larger windows to fourth floor with similar surround and pale blue Vitriolite panels between windows. North facade to Printing Office Street has projecting 4 storey block to east clad in pale blue Vitriolite tiles. South facade to Duke Street curved with similar 4 storey block to east with large commercial lorry entrance at ground floor and 2 pairs of windows to each of the 3 upper floors, also clad in pale blue Vitriolite tiles. INTERIOR has central staircase with inner glass brick elevator shaft and surrounding stairs with polished stone facing and metal balustrade. Rear staircase has similar polished stone facing and aluminium balustrade.

Listing NGR: SE5737003169

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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