RIVER DON WHARF OPPOSITE WEST END OF QUAY ROAD, WATERSIDE

THORNE WATERSIDE SE 61 SE 7/120 River Don wharf opposite west end of Quay Road II River wharf. Probably improved to its present state in mid C19. Dressed gritstone. Substantial retaining wall with offset bands and heavy stone copings linked by iron cramps. Central recess with stone steps down, one side wall inscribed with line and words ‘LEVEL AT STAINFORTH’. Situated on old course of the River Don which is now canalised to the west. Waterside formed a port of considerable importance in the area.

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1 AND 2, MARKET PLACE

II Former house, then shop units, unoccupied at the time of inspection. Mid- and late-C17, with mid-C18 remodelling and C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Rendered brick under pantile roof. Two storeys plus dormers on a corner plot. Divided into two shop units, one occupying No 2 Market Place and the other, No 1 Market Place which extends round the corner to Silver Street.

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