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39, 39a and 40, Greengate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8055 / 52°48'19"N

Longitude: -2.1167 / 2°7'0"W

OS Eastings: 392229

OS Northings: 323116

OS Grid: SJ922231

Mapcode National: GBR 16X.5N9

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.GR82

Entry Name: 39, 39a and 40, Greengate Street

Listing Date: 16 January 1951

Last Amended: 16 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383987

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Forebridge

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stafford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


590-1/10/45 (West side)
16/01/51 Nos.39, 39A AND 40
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.39 AND 40)


Two houses, now shop and office. Mid C18 with early C19 and
later alterations. Brick with ashlar dressings; tile roof with
coped gable and brick end and cross-axial stack. Early
Georgian style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic; 9-window range. Platt band
over ground floor and top cornice; quoins. 2 early C20
shopfronts; round-headed entrance to right end has early C19
doorcase with archivolt, pilaster strips, frieze and pediment;
fanlight over 6-panel door. 1st floor has windows with rubbed
brick flat arches and ashlar keys over 9/6-pane sashes in
moulded frames to 5 windows to left, 4 windows to right have
2-panel horned sashes; 3rd window from each end has eared and
shouldered architrave with key and moulded sill on blocks; 4
pedimented dormers with small-paned casements. 2 rainwater
heads with cherubs in round arches, and square downspouts to
1st floor only. Rear has gabled wing and early C19 gabled
range to left, with 2 gables to end with windows in
architraves, friezes and pediments; return has windows with
small-paned casements with intersecting glazing bars.
INTERIOR: 1820s detailing; stair with slender balusters and
wreathed handrail; room to rear with rich plaster cornice and
marble fireplace; 2 lamp brackets to 1st floor corridor; left
end has early C18 open well stair to 1st floor up, with spiral
balusters, moulded and ramped handrail, cut string with
moulded tread ends and bolection-moulded dado panelling; 3
contemporary 6-fielded-panel doors. Ground floor originally
had 2 entrances with eared architraves and signs remain of
keys to windows.
(County Planning Department Photographic Collection).

Listing NGR: SJ9222823120

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