Crafting The Past
53/2A coney street

53/2A Coney Street

Taken From the Historic England Website

SE6051NW CONEY STREET 1112-1/28/248 (North East side) Nos.2 AND 2A
Shop. c1880. Red brick in English garden wall bond with dressings and shopfront of cream terracotta; slate mansard roof with ornate brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey front; 3-bays to left, 1-bay to right, of curved corner bay. Shopfront of part fluted, part panelled Composite pilasters on pedestals, frieze and moulded cornice, extends round on fronts. End bay in left front contains upstairs access door, part glazed, part panelled, with semicircular fanlight, in continuous round-arched architrave with sunk-panel fasciated keyblock, and leaf mouldings in arch spandrel. Shop entrance through glazed and panelled double doors recessed in corner bay behind round arch on moulded corbelled imposts. Shop windows are plate glass in continuous arches, elliptical on left front, segmental on right front, all with sunk panel keyblocks and spandrels moulded with leaves and roses. Blind box over right window. Upper floor bays articulated by pilaster strips, those on first floor of rusticated panelled blocks and supporting moulded string and shallow cornice; on second floor of alternately plain and reeded blocks. First floor windows are recessed in hollow-chamfered, roll-moulded round arches with moulded keyblocks, over moulded sillstring and sunk panels. On second floor, they have shaped heads and lintels, and moulded sills over sunk panels. Windows are 2-light casements, corner ones convex, those on first floor with semicircular fanlights. Heavy console cornice to eaves, beneath balustraded parapet, interrupted by plain pedestal piers and sunk panel pedestal block over corner bay. Moulded coping to parapet. INTERIOR: not inspected.

1823 Boot and Shoemakers Glaisby William, (ladies’) 

1829 Saddler Barr Wm. 53 Coney St; h Mount  

1840 Isaac taylor confectioner, Parke Richard 

1851 Isaac taylor confectioner, journeyman 

1861 Parke Richard, tailor 

1876 Oakley Robert Henry, homeopathic chemist  

1885 Bentley Wm. bookseller, printer and stationer 

1886 Bentley Wm. bookseller, printer and stationer 

1889 Bentley, W. bookeller and stationer 

1893 Bentley Wm, stationer &c 

1895 Bentley William, bookseller  

1900 Theakston & Abraham, booksellers, stationers and printers 

1902 Theakston & Abraham, booksellers, stationers and printers 

1905 Theakston & Abraham, stationers &c 

1913 Nobbs Chas. stationer &c 

1920 Raper, Edward Bell, Raper. Hilda Dilawar 

1921 Williamson Jn. macintosh mfr. & india rubber mer  

1929 Dixon Tom, outfitter

boot and shoemakers on coney street