Sheraton House

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1. CLAYPORT SQUARE 5330 Sheraton House NU 1813 SE 1/211 II 2. Set back from street and 'Clayport Square'. Dated 1846, attributed to Smith. Gothick. Two storeys - a gabled centrepiece recessed between 3 storey embattled octagonal side towers. Ashlar built. Pointed windows, glazing bar sashes - 3 in centre, one on outer facets of towers. Pointed labels 1st floor, Tudor labels on ground floor. Foiled oculus in gable with date 1846. Cill strings below 1st and 2nd floor windows. The Sheraton house facia obscures the former inscription 'United Presbyterian Church'. On the towers are set backs half way up, a narrow square headed light 2nd floor with Tudor label and pointed window with moulded head and Tudor label on 1st and ground floors. Two entrances - at sides of tower - 4 centered arch headed doorways with Tudor labels and lodged doors. Interior: adapted to warehouse retaining gallery and hammerbeam roof; fine newel staircase in east tower. At rear; foiled oculus in gable, pointed arch windows on each side one with pointed glazing and a lower projecting gable end with a vesca-shaped window. At south-west end is a lower rubble building with 5 pointed windows and a hipped roof.

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