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IoE Number: 359185
Location: THE ALBANY, OLD HALL STREET (east side)
Photographer: Mr Frank Edge LRPS
Date Photographed: 07 May 2001
Date listed: 12 July 1966
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1966
Grade II*

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The entry for Item 48/845 shall be amended to read:- SJ 3490 NW OLD HALL STREET (east side), L3 48/845 The Albany 12.7.66 G.V. II* ------------------------------------ SJ 3490 NW OLD HALL STREET (east side) L3 48/845 The Albany 12.7.66 G.V. II Office and warehouse building. 1856. J.K. Colling. Brick with stone dressings. 3 storeys and basement, 11 bays. Rusticated granite basement. Rusticated ashlar ground floor. Segmental-headed windows, keystones and tripartite sash windows, cornice above. Central ground headed granite entrance with keystone, carved spandrels and frieze, and segmental pediment. 1st floor segmental-headed windows in round relieving arches with carved ornament on archivolts and tympana. 2nd floor sill band, stone architraves and keystones to windows. Carved frieze and heavy modillioned cornice, balustraded parapet. Sides are utilitarian with area railings and hoists. Inner courtyard especially noteworthy. Iron entrance gates in middle, leading to central corridor with coffered and enriched barrel vault on Composite capitals and red granite columns; secondary entrances to north and south corridors. Steps down to courtyard, long and narrow, 4 storeys, 15 windows on longer sides, with 2 iron bridges across the middle, and iron spiral stair. Good open-well iron staircases in wings.

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