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Description: Wick House
Date Listed: 5 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 101900
OS Grid Reference: SZ1553492131
OS Grid Coordinates: 415534, 92131
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7286, -1.7813
5186 WICK LANE
(South West Side)
(Nos 78 to 84 (even)
SZ 1592 37/36 5.5.52.
Substantial red brick villa, circa 1800. Main front (No 82) 5 windows wide,
plus 2 to slightly recessed north wing. Bricks of facade are all headers, except
for dark red voussoirs of gauged brick. Glazing bars intact in sash windows.
Doorway with fluted pilasters and pediment, with fielded panels to jambs of recessed
door, which itself has fielded panels (2 now glazed) under rectangular fanlight.
Hipped tiled roof, recessed behind parapet on north wing. North end abuts road
with 2 hipped gables and high chimney, red brick with some grey stretchers, 2
inserted timber entrances (Nos 78 and 80). West side of No 78 has segment-headed
windows (new entrance below), projecting single-storey stable (now garage) has
rounded end. Rear of main house has narrow gable flanked by 2 high brick chimneys.
South gable tile-hung, projecting from it lower 2-storey south wing (No 84):
smaller bricks, probably earlier, but much modernised (eg tile-on-edge lintels,
stringcourse and tympanum over door).
Listing NGR: SZ1553492131
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Source: English Heritage
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