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Description: Hollymount Cottages
Hollymount House and Nos 1 and 2 Hollymount Cottages Includin
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101377
OS Grid Reference: SX7121458247
OS Grid Coordinates: 271214, 58247
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4099, -3.8138
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4/466 Hollymount House and
Nos 1 and 2 Hollymount
garden area railings
and gate immediately S
House and attached row of 2 cottages on the Black Hall (qv) estate. Circa
1840-45 (not depicted on the Black Hall estate map of 1840). Roughcast stone
rubble, first floor of Hollymount Cottages has been stripped of its plaster.
Asbestos slate hipped roof; natural slate gable ended roof over Hollymount
Cottages at the rear. Rendered axial stacks, and rendered stack at the left
hand side of Hollymount.
Plan: consists of a house (Hollymount) and a row of 2 cottages (Nos 1 and 2
Hollymount) attached at the back and facing a side lane to the right.
Hollymount has a square double depth plan with a central entrance hall between
2 principal front rooms and probably service room behind. The row of cottages
attached at right angles at the back and face the right; No 1 has its
principal room to the left and an entrance passage to the right; No 2 at the
end of the row has 2 principal rooms with an entrance between and both
cottages have service rooms in an outshut behind.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Hollymouth facing south has a symmetrical 3-bay front
with original C19 16-pane sashes, the ground floor windows in round arch
recesses. Central stuccoed porch with panelled pilasters, frieze and cornice
with blocking course above raised at the centre; the C19 double doors are
flush-panelled and glazed with margin panes; the C19 inner doors are also
flush panelled and glazed.
The 2 cottages at the back are in a rear wing, its right hand east-facing
front it an asymmetrical 3-window range plus 2 windows to the left in the side
elevation of Hollymount House. C19 12 and 16-pane sashes; 2 plank doors with
4-pane overlights and continuous C19 verandah with wooden latticework, arch-
braces and slate roof partly replaced with corrugated iron.
Interiors not inspected but are likely to have their original joinery.
Including mid C19 garden area railings and gate in front of Hollymount House;
iron spear-headed railings and turned standards with urn finials, set on
granite ashlar garden retaining wall; gate at centre similar to railings, its
posts the same as the standards.
Listing NGR: SX7121458247
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Source: English Heritage
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