J D Swanston and William Williamson, 1904, altered 1909 (Swanston & Syme), 1924, 1936 and later 20th century. 4-storey with attic, Wrenaissance tenement and cinema (former King's Theatre) on corner site, 2-storeys with shops at ground and commercial at 1st floor, the latter with mezzanine appearance. Red sandstone with raised and tabbed margins. 2nd floor lintel course and mutuled eaves cornice. Roll-moulded, keystoned doorcases and oculi, pedimented windowheads, channelled and plain pilaster strips, corbels and stone mullions.
N (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: 8-bay. Roll-moulded and keystoned pend entrance with decorative cast-iron gate in bay to outer right, 4 modern shops to left, similar pend entrance and shop with in-canted door beyond to left, modern cinema entrance in penultimate bay to left; and further modern shop to outer left. 1st floor with glazed and keystoned oculi over pend entrances, full-width tripartite windows over all shops, blocked doorhead (see Notes) to cinema bay.
3rd and 4th floors with blank outer bays, cinema bay with canted tripartite window and open pediment with blind oculus in tympanum breaking eaves; regular bipartite windows to remaining bays each with pedimented dormer window above.
CORNER TOWER: to NE. Roll-moulded and keystoned doorway with panelled timber door at ground, keystoned glazed oculus at 1st floor (both floors canted), corbel to bowed tripartite window at 2nd floor, corbelled to square at 3rd floor with cavetto corniced, canted quadripartite window breaking eaves below finialled ogee roof.
E ELEVATION: variety of openings, mostly blocked to ground and 1st floor; modern shop to outer right at ground with 4-part window above; penultimate and outer right bays of 3rd floor with pedimented windowheads breaking eaves.
4- and 6-pane glazing pattern in upper sashes over plate gloss lower sashes to NE corner: 6-pane upper sashes over plate glass lower sashes also in timber sash and case windows to N elevation 2nd and 3rd floors in bays 2, 3, 6 and 7: 12-pane glazing pattern in timber casement windows to dormers over bays 3, 6 and 7: etched plate glass glazing to 1st floor windows and modern glazing elsewhere. E elevation with variety of glazing patterns. Grey slates. Ashlar coped skews and skewputts; cavetto coped ashlar stacks with full complement of cans. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.