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Description: The Briar-Patch
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101830
OS Grid Reference: SZ1474091461
OS Grid Coordinates: 414740, 91461
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7226, -1.7925
5186 ST CATHERINE'S ROAD
SZ 1491 35/281
Edwardian villa, now part of St Peter's RC School, circa 1905, Perhaps by Joseph
Brewerton. Rustic classical style in tall compact 3-storey block, brown roughcast
on smoothe white plinth, tiled roof. Casement windows with white-painted timber
mullions all with shaped metal aprons. Garden front (south) almost symmetrical:
central gable with 4-light ground floor window, 5-light 1st floor window and
lunette in attic, 3-light windows on either side. West end of single window
width : 3-light, 3-light and 2-light in gable. Projecting gable to north with
entrance porch diagonally across angle (lunette over door). Tower-like corner
erections rising above eaves, these and the chimneys have moulded cornices.
Listing NGR: SZ1474091461
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Source: English Heritage
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