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Description: Virginia Cottage
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101328
OS Grid Reference: SX7777058678
OS Grid Coordinates: 277770, 58678
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4152, -3.7217
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14/424 Virginia Cottage
Small house. Circa 1840-50 remodelling of an earlier house. Local slate
rubble with red brick window dressings. Rendered left end and rear walls
and slate hung right hand end wall. Projecting gable end chimney stacks
with set offs. The massive right hand end stack is slate hung and probably
incorporates some of the stack of an adjoining building which has been
demolished. Moulded cast iron gutter with lion masks to the joints.
Plan: Appears to be double depth plan house with two principal front rooms
with central entrance stair hall, and probably with smaller service rooms at
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window range. All original openings with
red brick cambered arches and jambs and slate cills. Original 16-pane
sashes retaining their crown glass. Centre first floor window is also
iriginal but narrow 8-pane sash and probably the stair window. Central
doorway with C20 slate rubble porch with lean-to slate roof. C20 casements
Interior not inspected but might contain C19 features.
Listing NGR: SX7777158677
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Source: English Heritage
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